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Why is Alan Colmes Surprised?

Posted by RightWingRocker on June 29, 2005

I originally found this by way of Matt Margolis on GOP Bloggers. Tonight, Logan Clements was on Hannity and Colmes, and BOY did he make an impression. The transcript isn’t available yet, but everything he said was consistent with the concepts outlined at Freestar Media. I will definitely be looking for ways to help out from here, if possible.

In case you don’t know who Logan Clements is, he’s the New Hampshire businessman who believes that a hotel built by him on the property currently owned and used as residence by Justice Souter (who voted in favor of the government having the right to take property from one American and give it to another American based on perceived tax receipt advantages) would bring higher tax revenues, and therefore, should be built on the property, and the property taken from Souter.

The thing that had me scratching my head about all this is that Alan Colmes couldn’t figure out why Justices Thomas and Scalia agreed with him, and the so-called “liberal” judges were in favor of this. Alan, I have the answer right here …

Alan, you and your left-wing loony butt-buddies have been advocating the transfer of power from the people to the government for longer than I have been alive. There are certain rights, granted to the people by God, and guaranteed by the Constitution via the Bill of Rights. Let’s take a look at some of them.

Amendment I
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

It’s surprising that more liberals don’t see the current prohibitions (and attempts at the same)on the free practice of religion for what they are: an establishment of atheism as a national religion. What’s even more perplexing is that they cannot see the consequences of allowing this to happen, even though every major totalitarian regime has sought to remove religion from public discourse (e.g. USSR, NAZI Germany, Cuba).

McCain-Feingold is a blatant repeal of free speech rights. The Federal Election Commission is now in control of all electoral campaigns, and has already begun efforts to silence bloggers with a political voice. The ACLU sought to suppress the Minuteman Project’s right to peaceably assemble on the border with Mexico to keep illegals from entering the country.

Our First Amendment rights are almost completely eroded already, and it has been the liberals who have advocated all of it.

Amendment II
A well regulated Militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed.

From the “Brady Bill” to the “Assault Weapons Ban” to every other gun restriction ever passed, it is clear that the Second Amendment has been rendered useless, by none other than the liberals.

Amendment IV
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

The New London case can easily be applied here. Someone’s property was taken away against his will for whatever benefit the government saw in it. The liberal justices must have forgotten to read this part of the Bill of Rights in making their decision – NOT. They’re liberals, after all. They’re not about “taking care of the little guy” unless it’s at “the big guy’s expense”. They don’t care a whit about you unless they get a chance to control you and your life. Liberals don’t care at all what the Constitution says. Never have, never will.

Amendment V
No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.

Again, this poor soul in New London, Connecticut is being deprived of his property without due process of law … Unless, of course, it is to be asserted that due process of law includes sacrificing basic rights guaranteed by the Constitution. And since this property was taken for private use, the final clause cannot be invoked except to say that there is no provision allowing private property to be seized for private use at all. And again, the liberals on the Supreme Court are the culprits.

In 1973, the Supreme Court ruled, IN THE ABSENCE OF LAW (a clear violation of their constitutional limitations – see Article 1, Section 8), that unborn children can be deprived life without due process of law.

In 2005, the liberal Supreme Court in Florida ruled that a brain-damaged woman could be deprived life with only flimsy hearsay “evidence” that she would want to be so deprived in her situation. This “evidence” somehow surfaced years after she had acquired her condition, only after years of statements to the contrary from the very people she is supposed to have said these things to, and only after the only real witness to her “statement” had moved on and had children with another woman. The US Constitution, per the Fifth Amendment, and the Florida Constitution both require error on the side of life. Tell that to a liberal, and you will get all kinds of wacky arguments.

Amendment IX
The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.

Amendment X
The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.

These Amendments say that where the Constitution is silent, the people themselves (and their duly elected State officials) retain any given right. That is to say, that the government cannot assert a right for itself simply because it is not specifically outlined for the people in the Constitution. Who has consistently usurped the rights of the people and the states? THE LIBERALS, Alan. It’s been the liberals.

One of the problems with liberals, beyond their obvious tendency towards uncosntitutional socialism, is their inability to see the long-term effects of the things they advocate. They cannot understand the concept of the “slippery slope”.

Case in point: They saw a “problem” with poverty (in the worlds least impoverished country), and what did they do? They tried socialism. What did that do? It created a class of people dependent on the pittance the government gave them, which, of course, increased poverty. What do the liberals want to do about the increase in poverty? Blame President Reagan for the poverty and try more socialism. Poverty would increase more …

It’s a ruthless circle, and unless the socialism is eliminated, poverty will become more and more of a problem until the liberals just insist that having a totalitarian socialist government is the only way out. Of course, that’s exactly what the Cubans have, and, of course, Cuba is still a giant gathering of impoverished people.

Alan, as far as I know, you and your liberal friends are/have been a proponent of removing religion from public discourse (violation of Amendment I), McCain-Feingold (violation of Amendment I), the ACLU’s intrusion into the activities of the Minuteman Project (violation of Amendment I), the “Brady Bill” and the “Assault Weapons Ban” (violations of Amendment II), Roe v. Wade (violation of Article I, section 8 and Amendments V, IX and X), unfettered euthanasia in the Terri Schiavo case (violation of Amendments IV, V, and IX), and the spread of unconstitutional socialism and its by-products (violations of Amendments IV, V, IX, and X, and more if you want to split a few hairs).

You cannot be intellectually honest and at the same time tell America that you are surprised that liberal judges would violate the Constitution and deprive someone of his rights. You have advocated such practices for as long as I have watched your TV show.

When we started to allow the government the ability to take away rights that at the time seemed insignificant, we opened the door for more heinous intrusions into our rights, liberties, and freedoms. Even many who consider themselves conservative support intrusions, such as the Patriot Act, which take freedoms away from us in the name of protecting us from those who seek to harm us after they came into the country knowing immigration laws (which are entirely constitutional, by the way) wouldn’t be enforced. People, including Alan Colmes, had better start taking a long hard look at their rights and freedoms, and soon. They may start looking just in time to see the last of them taken away.

RWR

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LA Times Still Doesn’t Get It

Posted by RightWingRocker on June 27, 2005

You gotta love the LA times.

Why bother reading things they put on their website when you have guys like David Savage and Richard Schmitt putting crap like this out there?

They get you going by presenting stuff that sounds pretty reasonable, I suppose to build credibility. They even predict that “the kind of conservative the president selects could determine whether there is an epic, summerlong fight over the Supreme Court.” This statement is absolutely true and unbiased. It does not imply that the President would be provoking any such fight, just that one would likely exist if he made certain choice(s).

They go on to talk about various judges who would easily carry cloture and confirmation votes – fair enough. But then comes the sucker-punch lie aimed at trying to make people think like they do:

But if the president chooses to set off a big fight, he may name a judge who has shown a more hard-edged ideology and a determination to push the law to the right. That could include Judge J. Michael Luttig, 51, an appellate judge in Virginia, or Antonin Scalia or Clarence Thomas – whom Bush has called his favorite justices.

This statement is quite provocative. It implies that Judges Scalia and Thomas are activist judges trying to push some kind of hard-right agenda. Why bother reading any further when that kind of crap is being put out there? I honestly don’t know much about Luttig, but given that he’s been tossed into a negative limelight with other judges whose only issue is that they follow the Cosntitution, I imagine he’d be a pretty good choice as well.

Will someone please show me how staying true to the Constitution and the intent of the Founders equates with a “hard-edged ideology” OR a “determination to push the law to the right”? The only way this could be true is to acknowledge that the Constitution is not being followed at this time. Any liberals out there care to make that admission? I seriously doubt that’s going to happen.

My money is on Justice Thomas. He has been clear in every word of every opinion, strongly supporting positions that would have been taken by most of the Founders. He does exactly what his job is – he interprets the law, and he doesn’t try to write laws from the bench. Quite Frankly, a Chief Justice Thomas would be a breath of fresh air. I believe the Founding Fathers would be apalled if they saw what the courts and the Left were up to today.

Appalled that Americans have largely accepted the erosion of our freedoms over the last one hundred years. When Ben Franklin was asked about the outcome of the Constitutional Conventions in 1787, his reply was, “A republic … IF you can keep it.” It is becoming ever clearer that Americans are doing an embarrassing job of keeping the republic. Of course, that’s another post.

Please do think about it, though, and read up on the subject. You may be surprised at what you learn. Don’t waste your time with the LA Times.

RWR

Update: John Hawkins on Constitutionalist judges.

Update 6/28: Matt Margolis on the consequences of bad court decisions.

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Congratulations, America, on the Success in Iraq

Posted by RightWingRocker on June 23, 2005

An imbedded reporter reports on Iraq.

Not much else to say. He was there.

RWR

(Afterthought … long weekend … You may not see much fromme before Monday … have a great weekend in the meantime, Righties and Lefties alike. – Friday 10:30 AM)

Update: Mr. Minority got this via email … Again, congratulations to our soldiers for their success!

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Moonbats on Reagan

Posted by RightWingRocker on June 23, 2005

I was going to let this sit in the comments section, but it really is illustrative of the Left’s under-informed positions on great people. Most conservatives will acknowledge that FDR was a great leader, even though his presidency laid the ground for much of what is wrong with America today. These guys can’t even handle the greatest President of the 20th century not being one of their own.

On my tribute to Reagan thread earlier in the week, good ol’ Don (who calls my work “poorly written” … talk about misinformed) came back with this:

Reagan ran up a massive deficit, staunchly supported South African apartheid, gave money and weapons to Hussein and bin Laden, tried to get the Khmer Rouge recognized by the UN, sold arms to terrorist nations, traded arms for hostages, retreated from terrorists in Beirut, lied to Congress, financed an illegal war in Nicaragua, helped trigger the savings and loans debacle, put astrologers on the White House payroll, and laid flowers on the grave of SS officers at Bitburg.

Ronald Reagan used the full power of the federal government to make the rich richer and the poor poorer.

He removed facts and compassion from our national debate, and replaced them with ideology and nepotism.”Greatest president of the 20th Century?” Only to those who do not remember history.

Of course, this is nothing more than an attempt to demonize one of the greatest Americans in the history of this great nation…

Reagan ran up a massive deficit

WRONG WRONG WRONG.

Fact is, Don, that if President Reagan’s budgets hadn’t been Dead On Arrival in the Donk congress, the deficit would have been eliminated by the end of his presidency. Yeah, ok. Reagan ran up deficits … NOT.

staunchly supported South African apartheid

Hmm … How does imposing sanctions equate with “supporting” apartheid? I’m just not sure what you mean.

gave money and weapons to Hussein and bin Laden

At the time, this was the right thing to do, just like allying with the Soviets in the Second World War. Hussein was at war with Iran, who, in case you didn’t know, was a major enemy of the United States due to President Carter’s incompetent handling of the crisis with the Shah. The Afghans (with bin Laden’s support) were at war with the Soviets. Am I to believe that you would prefer that we just send our own troops into harm’s way when we have people already fighting our enemies for us? Get a life.

In all of the situations you referred to, the US was choosing the lesser of two evils. Would you have preferred that President Reagan have taken the risks involved in simply ignoring these situations? Look what happened when President Carter did just that with the Iranians.

It would have made no sense at all. Of course, history shows that good and successful leaders do take sides wherever they feel necessary in support of their nation’s best interests. Winston Churchill is a prime example. Had Churchill bowed to the naysayers, the UK would be part of Germany today, and it is quite possible that the NAZI philosophy would be running that country. Would that have been a good thing? I think not. I have my differences with PM Blair on a lot of things (he’s quite the socialist, actually), but one thing he has done is work very hard to allow his people the opportunity to choose their own destiny, and not have some terrorist regime force an unwanted destiny upon them.

laid flowers on the grave of SS officers at Bitburg.

Of the 11,000 soldiers buried at Bitburg, 49 of them worked for the SS. To call these guys “officers” seems to be a little presumptuous, as most of them were between the ages of 17 and 20. But what of the other 10,951 soldiers buried there who were most likely forced into service by the NAZI regime (as was Pope Benedict)? Don’t they deserve a little tribute for their suffering at the hands of Hitler? Kohl himself was subjected to watching people close to his own age tortured, embarrassed, and/or executed for simply refusing to serve. What would you have done?

Furthermore, why not have a little demonstration of the mended relationship between the US and Germany? After all, the two world wars caused some really bad blood between the countries. As a German-American, I am proud of what President Reagan did for relations between the US and Germany, and especially what he did in his efforts not only to reunite the East and West, but to reunite them as free people. Reagan’s success in the Cold War trumps any mistake he may have made in any other international affairs, in my opinion.

Ronald Reagan used the full power of the federal government to make the rich richer and the poor poorer.

How do you say? During the Reagan years, 65% of the poorest quintile of taxpayers had moved up at least two quintiles, and 87.5% had moved up at least one quintile. Upward mobility was the order of the day. You simply canot argue that the rich got richer and the poor got poorer. This was a direct result of his tax cuts.

The Real Reagan Record:
Gross National Product: UP (good)
Poverty: DOWN (good)
Personal Disposable Income (per capita): UP (good)
Unemployment: DOWN (good)
Crime: DOWN (slightly)
Inflation: HALVED! (excellent)

He removed facts and compassion from our national debate, and replaced them with ideology and nepotism.

I lived through the Reagan years, too. You should know what the facts are before you hurl accusations, Don. And President Reagan put REAL compassion into play in the US by removing the shackles that interfered with people’s success. Get the government out of the way, and the people succeed. The Reagan Years were the proof.

The Greatest President of the 20th Century Reagan was. Lie about him if you want, but you are doing yourself, your credibility, and your country a major disservice when you do.

RWR

Update 6/25: CJ at AngryYoungConservatives posts a tribute to President Reagan.

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Guys … Please Shut Up About Weird Howard, OK?!!

Posted by RightWingRocker on June 22, 2005

We’re going to kill our own best ally if we don’t start being more careful. Paul Greenberg is going after Howard Dean now (though he doesn’t think the Donks will make an effective change). And the people he’s quoting include the likes of Vice President Cheney and Ken Mehlman, who would do best to keep their traps shut when it comes to Dr. Dean at this point.

I realized recently that our penchant for calling Dean on every piece of shit that comes from his mouth may be detrimental to our cause. Many Donks are calling for his removal as DNC chairman. If they succeed, he may be replaced with someone who is more persuasive to the socialist agenda.

Remember – There are basically three kinds of Americans: 1. Freedom-loving Americans who cherish the Constitution and those who sought to secure our freedoms by giving their lives and their sacred honor in the process of giving us the Constitution, 2. Freedom-hating socialists who would rather dismantle the Constitution and replace it with a socialist/communist/fascist system that would discourage creativity and success by seeking to “equalize” everything, and 3. People who just “go with the flow” and try to make the best decision they can with whatever information they have accrued during the election cycle.

Howard Dean, George Bush, Bill Clinton, Ronald Reagan … take your pick … None of these guys is going to do or say anything that will alter the voting tendencies of Americans of type 1. or 2. In order to win the Americans of type 3., one must pursuade.

Weird Howard is losing this group in a big way. Why call even more attention to his lunacy and make the Donks want to replace him? What if a Bill Clinton wound up in that position? Don’t forget Bill Clinton’s “Putting People First” campaign in 1992. Never mind the fact that “Putting People First” had nothing to do with putting people first and everything to do with putting GOVERNMENT first (one of the basic tenets of socialism). He was able to pursuade people (albeit through lies) that this was the way to go. He seemed like a pretty likeable guy, and Bob Dole waited WAY too long in 1996 to call him on his liberalism (never mind the fact that Dole wasn’t much of a candidate to begin with – I’d rather vote for Liddy), so he got re-elected – because he was PERSUASIVE. A stealth socialist is the worst kind, and Hillary is trying to re-make herself in this image as well.

Look, Weird Howard is probably the best thing to happen to the Republicans and the rest of the conservative movement in a long time. Think about it. If all of the conservative parties unite in the next election to give the more conservative candidate not only the election, but a clear mandate (and I don’t mean the kind Barney Frank in interested in) and a filibuster-proof conservative congress, the Donks are basically finished. Done. No influence at all. Zip. Zero. Nada. Every time this man opens his mouth, I’d be willing to bet at least another thousand or so voters move away from his fouled-up message. He is exposing the absolute joke that is the Democratic Party and the entire liberal establishment.

So guys, please. Come on. Just let Dr. Dean work his magic. If you get anywhere near him, just make sure you don’t laugh too loud at what he says. Most importantly, JUST SHUT UP! The man is practically giving us the next election. Just let it be, ok?????

RWR

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Less than a Month to Y Ted K Day

Posted by RightWingRocker on June 20, 2005

A couple of months ago, I posted about Teddy Kennedy and his inappropriate celebration of the anniversary of the discovery of some abuse at Abu-Graib Prison in Iraq. Of course, he blamed the idiocy on the President in his speech, even though it could not be demonstrated that the President had anything to do with it.

So, I had suggested that we all mark our calendars for July 19 and celebrate the anniversary of Senator Kennedy’s “accident” at Chappaquiddick.

Well it’s less than a month away, and probably time we all got together and started planning. July 19 falls on a Tuesday, so we have a few options, but most likely we couldn’t just all show up somewhere in Massachusetts and make a stink.

Any ideas?? What will YOU do to celebrate the anniversary? Mary Jo Kopechne is still unavailable for comment.

RWR

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Rocker and Sage Now Available for Comment

Posted by RightWingRocker on June 19, 2005

(Posted Friday, June 17)

Just a quick note that “The Old Sage” has made the call to open our team blog, Rocker and Sage for comments.

i basically try to stick to Constitutional issues over there, but since it’s Sage’s only blogging experience, he gets to post about pretty much whatever.

A busy weekend is ahead of me … the dreaded “AC/DC” tour (Atlantic City/Washington DC) is upon me. I may need a few days once it gets rolling, but I’ll try to post later today.

This post will stay on top, until Sunday.

RWR

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Germany’s “Agenda 2010”

Posted by RightWingRocker on June 17, 2005

Look, I know the information I’m reading is incomplete and comes from a loony website, and I really have to get ready for the dreaded “AC/DC Tour”, so I’m just going to do a quickie on this one.

I have not considered Gerhardt Schroeder a friend of America, nor of capitalism, but after reading into the artice posted here, I can see that I’m likely at least a little misinformed. Apparently Scroeder is making huge cuts in … you guessed it … the German equivalent of Socialist Security and the German “Healthcare System”.

Now, without getting too into the article’s details (It’s really just a bunch of commie whining and moaning … you’d think it was the Donks writing it), let me submit a few ideas to you with regard to Germany and what they have and don’t have.

First of all, just about everything in Germany is paid for by the taxpayer. Education (including college), hospitals, everything. Even Lufthansa is nothing more than a Soviet-style government-run business revisited.

The biggest problem the German people have is that they are overrun with socialism. I personally know a hard-working family of three that cannot afford to purchase a home in the suburbs of Munich, and they are in their late thirties/early forties. Why not? Well, between the pittance they likely receive as workers in the travel industry, and the extremely high rate of taxation necessary to support all the socialism, there isn’t much left for them to save or put away for their retirement.

With about 13% of the German population living below the poverty level, this family is likely to be considered wealthy. These people have been living under a socialist system for so long, they really don’t know any other way to live except with the government paying for their every need.

Don’t believe me? Scroll down into the article a little and you will see that Schroeder was actually speaking at a “meeting” on “social market economics”. First of all … “social” and “market economics” shouldn’t appear together, as they are a clear contradiction in terms. Anyone who tries to implement socialism and market ecenomics simultaneously is doomed to failure. In fact, any implementation of socialism is pretty much dead. All it takes to kill socialism is time. Hopefuly, the Germans are learning that now. It’s pretty obvious they haven’t known better if they’re having meetings about “social market economics”. Even the Russians got the idea (at least to some degree) back in 1989. We Americans figured it out in 1621, thank God.

The fact that there was a meeting, and one of enough note to write about what was said there, indicates that there are a lot of people in Germany who still don’t understand how economies work. If Germany’s elected officials don’t have a clue, when do you expect the German people to figure it out?

Actually, I have more faith in the Germans than I do their government. They have largely learned the lessons taught them by the Nazis; most of them do think for themselves. The biggest problem they have is that many of them have not lived in America, and those that have do not see that our socialism (which also needs to be done away with) is tiny compared to theirs. American socialists would likely see the system in Germany to be something to salivate over even AFTER the cuts are made to (temporarily) save the German system.

In America, we are trying to find ways to keep from having to have our own “Agenda 2010”. I applaud Gerhardt Schroeder for trying to put more freedom into the German economy. I just wish he would really see the light and put good old fashioned American capitalism to work in Germany- the kind of capitalism that does away with the need for socialism.

It’s taking the world far too long to get its head out of the sand. Even here in the US, socialism has been tried in modern times. It has failed again just like it did in Massachusetts in the 17th century. How many millions more people have to be forced into poverty by governments who say they are trying to help them before the right thing is done?

Also … Shouldn’t we see the Germans’ dismantling of their socialist systems as a hint with regard to what to do with our own? After all, we DO know better, and have for some time.

RWR

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RWR and, well, RWR

Posted by RightWingRocker on June 17, 2005

HS Delftsman sent me this articel by Jack Kemp a few days ago. He though it was kind of funny. Of course, I agreed.

It’s not rocket science, voodoo or magic. It’s incentive-oriented economics. Cut tax rates, generate more economic growth, slow the growth of federal spending, capture higher revenues to make a down payment on personal retirement accounts.

Stop the raid; start the accounts. I believe on these points, JFK and RWR would have agreed.

No. Jack Kemp has not joined the readership of RWR. At least not to my knowledge. It would be nice, of course, but as far as I know, not so.

What happened here was a little play on the initials thing we’ve been doing with guys like FDR and JFK. It had completely slipped my mind, but RWR happen to be the initials of the greatest president of the 20th century, Ronald Wilson Reagan.

Yup. “RWR” and “RWR” do agree on a great many things. In fact, I happen to consider myself a “New Federalist” in the Reagan tradition, as I have said before. The Patriot Post Blog found in my blogRWRoll is a New Federalist publication. I read the entire New Federalist Platform and was only able to find ONE thing with which I really disagree (for now, we won’t sweat exactly what it was).

In my lifetime, some of the worst excuses for presidents have held office. I was born during the LBJ Administration, one of the most anti-constitution presidencies in the history of the US. Then on to Nixon and Ford, a couple of what we today would call RINOs. Carter. I don’t even have to go anywhere with that one. After Reagan, George H.W. Bush (would have been fine if he would have just let Democrats be Democrats and acted like a Republican). Then Clinton (the only elected president in history to be impeached and/or held in contempt of court for perjury).

President Bush seems to be keeping things alive, but I still doubt history will judge him as a Reagan.

It was refreshing to have eight years of a President whose legacy would be the end of many awful things, including 90% income tax rates and the Soviet Union. These things were a cancer on the heart of the free world, and I, for one, am glad they are gone.

Reagan’s inspiration and belief in all Americans’ talents and abilities made us both the envy of, and the great example for, the world. Therefore, the “RWR” signoff is heretofore more than just my blog signature, it’s a tribute to one of the greatest men America and the world ever knew.

Thanks, Delftsman and Jack Kemp for showing me the light.

RWR

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Michael Jackson

Posted by RightWingRocker on June 16, 2005

OK, so Michael was found innocent. Does this mean that he, in fact WAS innocent?

Look, our court system is set up to let the guilty go free rather than convict an innocent. The prosecution didn’t prove the case. No, I didn’t watch the coverage. No, I really wasn’t surprised at the verdict. Remember O.J. Simpson. There wasn’t any doubt in my mind that he did it, but the prosecuter didn’t prove he did. It’s the same thing here in the Jackson case.

What is really stupid is the rampage of announcements we are getting from the Jackson lawyers that “Mr. White Out” won’t be sharing his bed with any more young boys.

Mr. Galapagos, or whatever your name is, why the hell would you go before the whole world to make an announcement like that? You are basically proclaiming your client’s guilt! My own DWI lawyer wouldn’t have done anything so fucking STUPID! Look. All you did was cast a “reasonable doubt” on the prosecution’s case. You did NOT prove that he did not do it. I did not follow the case on TV or whatever, as I knew what the outcome would be. That’s right. I knew all along that you would successfully portray Michael Jackson as a black man who succeeded in a “white world” and would therefore be a target. It worked with O.J. Simpson, and it worked for you.

Don’t get me wrong. I’m GLAD Michael walked. Not because he’s now free to continue his shenanigans with the young boys he has been getting his jollies with, but because parents will now have to face the reality that they are in control of their kids’ destiny. Parents will have to start paying attention to what is best for their children instead of just doing what they damn well feel like, kids be damned. In a way, this is a victory for the Constitution.

OK. That may be a little much, but let’s take a look around. I’m all for sexual freedom (when it comes to those mature enough), but problems abound in America. AIDS, abortion, illegitimacy, poverty, divorce – the list goes on and on. How often do we stop and think about why each of us faces what we face? Most of the problems each of us faces are problems WE have created ourselves. Why in the world should we expect others to “take care of us” when WE are the ones who made the choice to place ourselves in that situation in the first place?

Case in point: my debt situation. I ran up a whole lot of debt. Should “Sir Loin of Beef” have to pay for my retirement because I did something so stupid and now have to live “paycheck to paycheck”? Of course not. Likewise, as a parent, I must stay on top of my kids and make sure that they are getting the best I can give them.

These incidents in the Jackson case all happened AFTER he settled out of court in a similar case. Any parent who would allow their child to be alone with this man after that very high-profile situation is an absolute NUTCASE. In fact, if I were on that jury, I might think that this kid’s parents may have sent their kid into “Never Land” in the hopes that Jacko might try something they could profit from. Of course, they got it. Unfortunately for them, though, that possiblilty alone was more than enough to create a reasonable doubt.

Did Michael do it? Of course he did. Was he set up? I’m sure he was. Will MY kids ever get anywhere near him? I’ll die first.

RWR

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Just so you know

Posted by RightWingRocker on June 16, 2005

You scored as Exciting. You are exciting, people want
to fuck your brains out and you know it.
Whether it’s in an airplane or on the back of the
bus, sex with you is always exciting.

Exciting

50%

Shy

50%

Soft

44%

Wet

38%

Sweet

31%

Hot

31%

Awkward

6%

Violent

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What is your sexual style?
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Now THIS is Cool!

Posted by RightWingRocker on June 14, 2005

I thought getting linked by The Rottie was cool. Having it happen twice was even better.

Now my latest achievement as a blogger, and possibly the greatest yet …

I was working through my comments section this morning, and came across this:

Good stuff. Someone mentioned your site. I haven’t been a reader, but I am now.

PJ

Paul Jacob | 06.13.05 – 2:19 pm | #

Paul Jacob is a writer for townhall.com who, in a recent article, said some things that were quite similar to a few things I had said on a previous post here. I posted about his article, and someone must have told him about it. The title of my post was “Paul Jacob – Has he been reading RWR?” Hence the wording of his coment.

Folks, I’m hardly the big time. I’m just a humble musician/teacher with a strong belief in the Constitution and the beliefs of the framers (and an attitude, of course). Paul Jacob? It doesn’t get any bigger than that, folks. He’s a regular writer on a major conservative website. He is one of the most powerful voices in America.

Check out his e-letter, Common Sense. For a while, I was content to just read his stuff on townhall, as I was under the impression that this was one of those email newsletters, like the Federalist, which build up in the inbox if you don’t have time to read. Turns out it’s a website situation, and it will be added to my link section today.

Mr. Jacob, I humbly thank you for reading. May all the voices of the true America, as envisioned by the Founders, be heard and heeded, and may they all trumpet (no pun intended) the greatness of the vision brought to this continent by their genius.

RWR

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Jeff Jacoby: Separation of School and State

Posted by RightWingRocker on June 13, 2005

I know this is my third post today (a very rare occasion, indeed), but I absolutely had to put this up, as it reflects exactly how I feel, as a teacher, about the state of education today and what should be done about it.

RWR

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A Troll Becomes a Moonbat on Ol’ BC

Posted by RightWingRocker on June 13, 2005

Recently, Ol’ BC posted a little ditty on the failure of the Canadian health care system that’s been so touted by the left as the big example we should be following in trying to streamline and improve our own.

Of course, the old troll that used to haunt this blog, “Sir Loin of Beef” jumped in and tried to defend socialism. Now, much to our Bovine Buddy’s credit, he mostly laid off the baseless and ignorant personal bullshit he was known for around here, and actually tried to make a point. If you read the thread, you will see, however, that he picked the wrong issue to defend socialism with – SOCIALIST SECURITY. He touted it as a successful socialist program. Wow.

I called him on it. Here is my fisk of his last post:

Any time people perceive taking care of the elderly and misfortunate as being “living off of someone” we fail as a society.

Wrong. Any time we create a class of people dependent on others for their well-being, we fail as a society. This has been proven time and time again. Even the pilgrims at Plymouth Colony experimented with socialism, and discovered it wasn’t going to lead to their success as a society. They wisely ditched the idea in favor of something more free.

Let’s face it, Rocker, we all live off of someone. We are all helped by others. You couldn’t wipe your ass without giving up their time and energy to create toilet paper for you.

I live off of one person – ME. I am helped by others to the extent that I am able to appropriately reward them for their help. No one gave up any time or energy for me to wipe my ass without my paying them to do so. It’s a fair exchange. They do something for me. I do something for them.

All I am saying is that in addition to his own money that he invested, my father, for one, will do nicely as a result of Social Security.

All I am saying is that he would do much better if the money he had paid to retirees during his lifetime were invested with the rest of his investment capital. run the numbers. You’re lucky if you get 3 per cent on Socialist Security.

I find it ironic that the same person (you, Rocker) can fight in favor of letting a vegetable continue living while at the same time arguing in favor of letting the elderly and lesser fortunate people fend for themselves so that they won’t be viewed as mooches.

First of all, I have not made any trips to the supermarket or any of the local farms trying to save the lives of any vegetables. The elderly are the most wealthy people among us. They are the best equipped to fend for themselves. And what the hell is wrong with having them fend for themselves? THAT IS WHAT AMERICA IS ALL ABOUT. It’s exactly what the founders had in mind. The less fortunate need only work harder and/or smarter. Do you think I’m rich? HA! I am among those you consider “lesser fortunate”, as a matter of fact.

The truth is that most of the “lesser fortuante” are that way because of the choices they made. I know that first-hand. I have the problems I have because of bad choices I made. It would be incredibly immoral of me to ask others to support me in this situation. Instead, I pay others – that’s right I PAY them – to advise me as to the best course of action. With their good advice, I have hope, as does every person who is “lesser fortunate”. Cut me a fucking break.

Sorry, but I would gladly give a little bit of my own money to see the elderly provided for.

No one is saying you can’t, Beef. All we’re saying is that it shouldn’t be the nanny state doing the work. Instead, it should be YOU, either through financial support of an appropriate charity of YOUR choosing, or through directly helping out with a friend or family member.

If that is something that is important to you, great. I’m happy that you have a heart. The problem, Beef, is that such programs coming from the government discourage people from taking the initiative necessary to take care of themselves. The very reason we have so many “lesser fortunate” people is that so many people just let the government send them the mere pittance it sends through its programs. Take away the disincentive, and watch America flourish yet again. The true heart is the one that can properly utilize tough love.

Give a man a fish, and he’ll eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he’ll live forever.

THIS is what we should be doing, Beef. Not just taking money from some people just to give it to others. That is just plain wrong.

RWR

I didn’t take the bait on the Terri Schiavo thing. Beef knows as well as anyone that the right to live is expressly stated in the Constitution, and that the words “Persistent Vegitative State” constitute a medical term that has nothing to do with vegetables, or people whose mental state resembles them. Sciavo was killed by the same culture of death that has killed millions, if not billions, of babies since the Supreme Court decided it was going to make its own laws instead of letting the Congress do its job.

But for once, Beef actually took a position on something other than just being against whatever any given blog says, and throwing hate-filled personal attacks at the commentators. Beef actually made reference to people he thought were being helped by Socialist Security. What he didn’t seem to grasp was the idea that these people could easily fend for themselves, and do much better, if the government would just get out of the way (and out of their wallets).

Still, I think he deserves some credit for moving, however temporarily, from the ranks of the trolls to the belfries of the moonbats. It’s a much more credible place to be.

RWR

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Interesting Facts The Media Doesn’t Report

Posted by RightWingRocker on June 13, 2005

You won’t see this anywhere in the MSM. Guess what?? The Kuwaiti News Acency (KUNA) is reporting that “insurgent attacks in Baghdad have dramatically decreased since launching Operation Al-Barq”.

Why is it that news organizations in the Middle East are more willing to publish a pro-US position than our own media here at home? This makes NO sense to me at all.

Of course, the Kuwaitis are forever grateful to the US for chasing Saddam Hussein out of their country in 1991, but that’s beside the point. Or is it? Isn’t that exactly what we have done in Iraq? If the Kuwaitis are pro-US, why can we not assume that the Iraqis are, too? From what I have been reading on my favorite Iraqi blog, there seems to be PLENTY of pro-US sentiment there. Fourteen years from now, do you think that MAYBE the Iraqis will still be grateful for what we did, even if it doesn’t go as planned?

Even if the Iraq situation fails, which is looking more and more unlikely every day, I’d say it’s a pretty good bet that the Iraqis will still be grateful that we did what we could to help them. Don’t agree? I’ll tell you what. You try living in a country where the leader can rape your wife and your daughters in front of you, and then stick an electrically-charged poker up your ass and turn up the voltage slowly until you die, and all with impunity. Wouldn’t you be grateful to someone, ANYONE, who made an effort to put a stop to that? This is exactly the type of person the US media seems to wish were still in power in Iraq. Add to that his propensity for building weapons of mass destruction, then hiding them outside the country when it came time to pay the piper.

What?? There never were any weapons of mass destruction? Even some in the mainstream media disagree. Yet even though one of our own American reporters is telling the story, it’s suppressed in the MSM. All we hear is “Bush lied” over and over again, ad nauseum. We hear it so much that it’s becoming apparent that the Left is using its “repeat the lie until everyone believes it” technique.

I’m not saying the Right is perfect, but I’m pretty convinced the Left, as well as its “willing accomplices in the media” (a little Rush Limbaugh lingo, there), is WAAAYY out there.

RWR

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The New Band – Taking the World by Storm

Posted by RightWingRocker on June 12, 2005

Wow …

Wow …

And again, I say …

Wow.

Yes, I know the weekend was just a warm-up for next weekend’s AC run. Yes, I know the pay wasn’t the greatest. Yes, I know Friday’s stage was small and Saturday’s show was tough – four sets and the first time playing two nights in a row in a very long while.

But wow …

Just hitting the stage Friday was amazing. We sounded incredible. There was a funny moment at the end of the night. Our drummer, who had missed a couple rehearsals, came up to the one sax player and myself and asked us what the heck we had done … the horn section was absolutely incredible. Said sax player told him that we actually were just making up most of the things we played on the spot. I had to laugh as the drummer walked away, because the sax player was telling him the God’s-honest truth! We were constantly turning away from the microphones and passing licks around the section, then pulling up and laying them right into the tunes, just like we used to do in jazz band back in college. A-freakin’-MAZING!

Still, as great as Friday was, Saturday was even better, sound-wise. The monitor mix was better, and we were coming through loud and clear. Sa-WEET! I hit the mic for a tune in the first set, and wound up forgetting the damn words to the song … the keyboard player jumped up and started improvising words for a verse … then I started making up some myself. Spontaneity during a performance just brings everything to a whole new level.

And again, I say … WOW.

I am simply LOVING the experience of this band! Many bands I had been with before discouraged spontaneous moments like the ones we have all the time. Many other bands just wanted me to stick to the horn and really had little or no time for my multiple talents. The challenge to the ear and the excitement of making great music, coupled with the anticipation of going into a performance not really knowing exactly what is going to happen and using more of my many talents, is too intense to describe. I haven’t been this enthusiastic about a band in a very long time.

RWR

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Starting with the New Band Tonight

Posted by RightWingRocker on June 10, 2005

It’s happening a week early. I’ll be starting with the new band TONIGHT. This is a great thing, since next weekend will be a weekend from hell anyway due to having other commitments with the old band (which I don’t plan to leave just yet). This way, I’ll have a couple shows under my belt before next week, when I will be going on what will come to be known as the “AC/DC Tour” (Back and forth between Atlantic City and Washington, DC).

Posting will most likely be light this weekend, but I will try to get something up if I can. I will keep this post on top until next week, so look below for new posts, or at least enjoy (or re-enjoy) some of the recent ones.

Have a great weekend if we don’t cross paths!

RWR

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Jason Buries Dean

Posted by RightWingRocker on June 8, 2005

Wow.

Here I sit, hanging out with one of my favorite flavors (produced by Adolph Coors, et. al.), and POW! … Another scalding of Weird Howard.

I have only one problem with all this, and I admit I’m quite guilty of it. All this attention we conservatives are paying this dumbass is likely to have him ousted as the head of the Donk party.

We need to tone it down a bit, I think. The more traction he thinks he has, the more loony things he will be apt to say. Of course the loonier he gets, the better it is for us, and therefore for America and her constitution.

At any rate, Jason did a great job of burying Dr. Dean in his post. If Americans are stupid enough to buy into Weird Howard’s philosophy, then they will deserve the consequential poverty and loss of freedom. I doubt even the least intelligent Americans are THAT stupid.

RWR

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The EU Constitution – For All the Wrong Reasons?

Posted by RightWingRocker on June 7, 2005

I cannot speculate on the reasons that the people of France, and now of the Netherlands, rejected the proposed EU constitution. I do have a few comments of my own about it, however. Hopefully you will see my point as to why it SHOULD have failed (based on a Constitutionalist American perspective).

While it is far too long and too often redundant to hit it with a “Fisk”, there are several points in the EU constitution that simply do not stack up.

Let’s start with a little something found in the Preamble:

BELIEVING that Europe, reunited after bitter experiences, intends to continue along the path of civilisation, progress and prosperity, for the good of all its inhabitants, including the weakest and most deprived; that it wishes to remain a continent open to culture, learning and social progress; and that it wishes to deepen the democratic and transparent nature of its public life, and to strive for peace, justice and solidarity throughout the world

Reunited after bitter experiences? Exactly at what point was Europe united BEFORE these “bitter experiences”? European history is filled with one bitter experinece after the other right up through World War II, and considering Moscow is on the European continent as well, it can easily be argued that these bitter experiences reached an end only after President Reagan, Prime Minister Thatcher, and Pope John Paul II successfully brought the Soviets to their knees within the last fifteen to twenty years.

The way this is worded, it appears the EU is supposed to be proactive in bringing peace to the world. How exactly do these people plan on “striving for peace, justice, and sollidarity throughout the world” when their very leaders allow non-peaceful regimes to take advantage of the peaceful nature of peaceful nations, and discourage those who wish to bring peace to these regions of the world? Phht. I ain’t buyin’ it, guys.

There is an interesting “Bill of Rights” attached to the EU Constitution. It has some very interesting points, and leaves out some things, too. There is an expressed right to life. This is put rather bluntly: “Everyone has the right to life.” The unfortunate thing is that the EU constitution clearly bans the use of the death penalty (even for those who have deprived others of THEIR right to life), and also prohibits the extradition of criminals who may face the death penalty if found guilty. Therefore, all a murderer must do is move to Europe after committing his crime, and he will never face the appropriate consequences for his actions.

There seems to be an obsession in the document with the rights of children. Rights are a great thing to advocate, and children are the most vulnerable among us, so why not? The answer lies in the fact that socialists are forever seeking victims who would require help from the socialists. These clauses could easily lead to the invocation of children as a means of increasing oppression. It sounds very sinister, and it is. What safeguards does this constitution give its citizens against such evils? None. In fact, the most important one, the right to keep and bear arms, is curiously omitted.

Your rights are violated. You go through all the necessary steps and procedures. Your rights are still being violated. What means do you have of defending yourself? None. Zip. Zero. Nada.

You are in imminenet danger. The police are too far away, or your adversary has blocked your access to any means of communicating with the authorities. What means of defending yourself do you have when your adversary decides to kill you? None. Zip. Zero. Nada.

Rights aren’t much good if you have no way of asserting and/or protecting them. In all cases involving a gun, the guy with the better eye and/or faster trigger finger is the one who wins. Don’t have a gun? You forfeit.

Another concern I have with the EU constitution is that all rights expressed in it are derived from it. In other words, the EU constitution would have been the source of the rights of the people living under it. No God. No higher authority. Just a bunch of bullshit about being “open to culture, learning, and social progress”. What a crock!

Of course, we all know what these people mean by “social progress”. The EU constitution expresses everyone’s right to a “free” education (Yeah, right. Like these teachers are going to work for “free”), and a right to go on strike (I wonder if that’s with pay), and “free” (there’s that word again) placement service. This is nothing more than socialism run amok.

With this limited analysis of the EU “constitution”, it’s pretty easy to see why it’s best that it’s dead on arrival. I do wonder, however, if these are the reasons it was rejected in socialist havens like France and the Netherlands.

Something to think about.

RWR

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D-day … Sixty-one Years Later

Posted by RightWingRocker on June 6, 2005

Twenty-one years ago today, President Reagan gave this speech at Normandy.

D-day was the most important military operation in the history of warfare. It was clearly the turning point in the Second World War. Without it, socialist Nazis would very likely still be a strong force in the world.

Anyone who thinks Hitler would have avoided crossing the ocean is grossly mistaken. While any assertion that he would have come and tried his hand at taking over the US is pure speculation, one need only look at his power-hungry tendencies during his operations in Europe. This is the only explanation for his intruisions into Poland, France, England, Austria, and Czechoslovakia. Like Napoleon, he would have had no desire to stop there.

Had he succeeded in his conquest of Europe, the size of his army would have increased by mammoth proportions, as many young boys and men would have been forced to join the armed services or spend some time at one of Hitler’s many vacation resorts, such as Dachau or Auschwitz. This practice woud have spread into all of the conquered territories and the US would have had to face what would have essentially been the combined forces of Germany, Austria, France, Great Britain, and Poland.

If you ask me (and even if you don’t), I am of the opinion that the adversary we faced in the 1940’s was formidible enough just including Hitler. Add to that his alliances with Italy and Japan, and we had a serious war on our hands. Hitler had to be stopped. If Hitler had succeeded, much of the world would be suffering under a totalitarian socialist regime that would simply exterminate anyone who dissented. Jews throughout the world would have been killed off nearly to extiction, and anyone with any kind of religious beliefs would have to either relinqush them or die.

Had our allied forces not been able to participate at Normandy, can anyone be sure the mission would have succeeded? It was a tough battle. 29,000 American soldiers lost their lives that day. That’s right. Twenty-nine thousand Americans gave their lives in ONE DAY fighting to save the world from Hitler.

Just to put this into perspective, according to CNN, hardly a conservative-leaning source, there have been less than 2,000 COALITION casualties in the current campaign in Iraq. This includes not only Americans, but all casualties from the seventeen or so nations involved in the operation.

In my estimation, at least 25,000 American soldiers’ lives have been saved by going into Iraq and taking out Saddam before he became the kind of problem Hitler did. This is true whether you agree with the war or not. Free nations are forced, by the very nature of their freedom, to defend that freedom from time to time with their own blood.

This post, however, is not meant to be a forum on the Iraq situation, but rather a tribute to the 29,000 Americans who so generously gave their lives so that you and I could enjoy our lives free of socialism and totalitarianism. Let’s not forget their families, friends, and fellow soldiers who also suffered due to these losses. We owe every soldier who has entered a theater of operations the greatest debt of gratitude for their sacrifices. Without their sacrifices, we may have been called upon to make those sacrifices ourselves.

RWR

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