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St. Luke’s Pulls the Deal

Posted by RightWingRocker on April 29, 2006

RWN reported last night that the deal to move Andrea Clark to a facility in Illinois was pulled because the facility apparently didn’t have the proper facilities to care for her.

They have scheduled a new meeting regarding her fate, and there is a doctor at St. Luke’s who has apparently offered to argue on her belhalf. Hopefully he can make some inroads and change some minds. The metting will be held Tuesday.

St. Luke’s contact information is here. At the very least, we should make sure they are aware that there are a lot of POLITE people concerned about both the fate of this woman and the whole idea of pulling the plug on any person who has expressly set forth that he/she wants to be kept on life support.

In any event, keep the prayers going. It’s obviously not over yet.


Update: Latest information is here. Please keep calling.


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Andrea’s Life has been Saved

Posted by RightWingRocker on April 28, 2006

This just in from RWN (personal preface for Hawkins deleted) by way of prolifeblogs.com:

My family has made the decision to move our sister to the hospital in Chicago. Thank God there is someone willing to take her. And, really, it is best to get her out of Texas, because of the futile care law here.

St. Luke’s played hardball with us on this issue. We were told that we could make the decision today and they would pay the entire amount of $14 thousand to move her, but if we made the decision tomorrow, they would only pay half of it, and if it were the day after tomorrow, they would pay nothing.

As you know, I’m a Democrat, but one that is against abortion. I agree with the Republicans on that issue, at least. After this experience, though, I have to tell you: I am in absolute awe of the power that the right to life people generate. I, of course, first posted on Democratic Underground, and I have to give them some credit: they let my post stand against the rules about posting something like this under the wrong topic. They also let it stand, even though it had people’s (my sister’s and mine) personal numbers in it. And, of course, some people there forwarded it to other blogs. And everyone there was very supportive in their comments, as well.

But the pro-life people stepped forward and just absolutely ground St. Luke’s into submission on this issue. You have, without a doubt, saved my sister’s life. I want you to know that. Without the pro-life/right to life people stepping in from the very first of this fight for Andrea, we would have lost. I have never in my life seen such a centered, focused and energized group of people.

You used that energy and focus to do some good in this world and you didn’t care whether you were fighting for a Democrat’s life or a Republican’s. Now, that’s conviction.

There are not enough words in the English language to tell you how grateful I and my family are, for what you people have done. When we protested at St. Luke’s last Saturday, the strangers that showed up were people that had had relatives killed at St. Luke’s in much the same way that St. Luke’s had planned to kill my sister. These people hadn’t known any better, and they hadn’t known that there was such a powerful group of individuals out there, devoted to this one cause, that might be able to help them.

Because of the people in the pro-life movement, a light has been shown on the truth, for all of Texans; indeed, for all of the world to see. May God bless you for your works. And, please, do not hesitate to ask myself or my family, for anything that you may ever need in order to continue your fight for these precious lives. We are here for you and your cause, as you were here for us in ours.

Melanie Childers

So, it seems that a life has been saved for the time being. Andrea’s life has been saved, and her fate has been placed in the hands of God and people who will work to see that she lives, where it rightly belongs.

If anyone who reads this blog made any calls or sent any emails or did anything to help save this woman’s life, I give you my personal thanks for joining this worthy cause. If this blog played a role, then double thanks, as this situation was as important to me as saving Ms. Schiavo, and we all know how that played out. This time, we succeeded.

Let’s also not forget that Andrea is still very sick, and still in need of our thoughts and prayers. Furthermore, if you follow the comments on the aforementioned post and find mention of a way you can help the family as it’s being uprooted and replanted in Chicago for the time being, please do what you can.

Again, thanks!


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What I Want for Christmas

Posted by RightWingRocker on April 27, 2006

Every man wants something he can’t have.

For today, I’ve chosen this.

Oh. To find that smiling at me from my driveway!!



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Belated Happy Blogoversary

Posted by RightWingRocker on April 27, 2006

In all the madness that was the recent tour in Atlantic City that I did without taking a single day off from my day job, the blogoversary of my one and only blogson passed without fanfare, or even acknowledgement on my part. For this I am both sorry and ashamed.

However, I did today belatedly write a post in honor of The Old Sage, one of my teaching buddies who’s so far to the right, we have to keep him anchored with a tow line just to keep him from falling off the edge, and simultaneously a VERY imformed listener and thinker. He’s definitely the kind of person the blogosphere needs more of.

So, let’s retroactively celebrate the blogoversary of The Old Sage. Leave him some love over at Rocker and Sage or, if you don’t have a Blogger ID, leave some here in the comments, as he does come around here a LOT.

Oh, and this is my fourth post today (very unusual, especially of late), so please do take the time to read the other important stuff that’s here.


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Andrea Clark Update

Posted by RightWingRocker on April 27, 2006

It seems that a facility in Illinios has accepted Andrea AND that St. Luke’s is offering to pay to have her taken there … IF she goes today. It seems her family wants more time, in the hopes of finding a facility in Texas.

I say send her to Illinois and send her there NOW. The sooner she’s away from those homicidal maniacs, the better. Do not pass go. Do not look for a place in Texas to take her. There’s a safe place to send her, so stop wasting time.

The health and well-being of a family member should never be a matter of convenience.


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IdiotsLawmakers Scramble to Ease Gas-Price Pain

Posted by RightWingRocker on April 27, 2006

This article chronicles the stupidity of the federal government’s scramble to try and control gasoline prices.

Senate Republicans advocate sending $100 rebate checks to millions of taxpayers, and a Democrat is leading the campaign for a 60-day gasoline tax holiday.

A hundred bucks? That’s a huge help – NOT. Interesting that it’s a Donk looking for a repeal of the gas tax, however temporary. I guess permanently repealing the gas tax is off the table, eh guys?

Of course, the rebate check legislation is tied to drilling in ANWR, which would definitely do more than the checks themselves or even repealing the tax, but a rebate check is a LIBERAL idea, since it’s paramount to the government deciding how much money you should have instead of you making that decision yourself. Don’t forget that the federal government could permanently shave 18 cents per gallon off the price at the pump just by permanently getting out of the business of taxing gasoline (note: the 18 cent federal tax on gas is aproximately double the average profit the gas companies get per gallon).

Senate Republicans also favor extending a tax break that manufacturers receive for each hybrid vehicle they make, and want President Bush to suspend deliveries to the nation’s strategic petroleum reserve for six months.

Umm … in case you’ve been hiding under a rock, the President already did that. Interesting that you’ll give car manufacturers a tax break to make cars that people don’t buy. What the hell is the matter with you people?

As evidence of the angst politicians are feeling over $3-a-gallon gasoline, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted unanimously Thursday to allow the Justice Department to prosecute member nations of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries for price-fixing in violation of antitrust laws.

OPEC is a foreign organization and is not subject to our laws per se. They’ve been responding in kind to the demand for oil here in the US, but our refineries can’t handle the workload. Time to build some new ones, since there hasn’t been a new refinery built in this country in over 25 years.

Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, the committee’s chairman, said senators were concerned about the “record profits and significant executive compensation in the oil and gas industry.”

“I want to make sure the oil companies aren’t taking a speed pass by the tax man,” Grassley said in a statement.

Mr. Grassley, maybe you could enlighten us as to what the taxman is dong in the poil companies’ business, in clear violation of the US Constitution … Mr. Grassley?

Meanwhile, Exxon Mobil Corp., the world’s largest oil company, said Thursday that higher oil prices drove first-quarter profit up 7 percent from the prior year. Net income rose to $8.4 billion, or $1.37 per share, in the January-March period from $7.86 billion, or $1.22 per share, a year ago. Oil prices actually fell Thursday after U.S. government data showed motor fuel demand weakening, apparently in response to higher pump prices.

Which is exactly how it’s supposed to work. Increased demand and/or decreased supply=higher prices. Decreased demand and/or increased supply=lower prices. Your government intervention cannot and will not successfully achieve either goal artificially.

Both Republicans and Democrats said they planned to support rescinding the $2 billion in tax breaks, which included subsidies for exploration in deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico and in geologically or politically difficult regions of the world, as well as royalty relief for certain oil and gas exploration. Executives of the major oil companies said at a recent hearing they do not need those tax breaks.

Which means a $2 million increase in gas prices. Yeah, guys. When are you going to get a clue?

The senators noted not only the industry profits, but “an extremely lucrative retirement plan by one oil and gas industry executive, benefits which may have been subsidized in part by the taxpayers.”

Nah, it was paid for by the CONSUMERS of these people’s products. If the government would leave these people (and the taxpayers) alone, there wouldn’t really be much at issue. people who disagreed with the benefits would simply buy someone else’s gas. Nothing to it.

Again – When the hell are you losers going to get a clue?


Update: Ann Coulter lays it on the line (Coulter’s article copied to file for preservation purposes).

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Senate Panel Recommends Abolishing FEMA

Posted by RightWingRocker on April 27, 2006

Senate Panel Recommends Abolishing FEMA
By LARA JAKES JORDAN, Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON – Hurricane Katrina’s latest fatality should be FEMA, the nation’s disaster response agency, a Senate inquiry concluded in calling for a government overhaul to avoid future failures like those the devastating storm exposed.

FEMA was doomed to fail from the beginning due to its unconstitutional nature.

Eighty-six recommendations by the bipartisan panel indicate the United States is still woefully unprepared for a storm of Katrina’s scope with the start of the hurricane season little more than a month away.

The recommendations conclude that the Federal Emergency Management Agency is crippled beyond repair by years of poor leadership and inadequate funding. They call for a new agency — the National Preparedness and Response Authority — to plan and carry out relief missions for domestic disasters.

In other words, they’re giving us the same thing with another name. I predict today it will fail as miserably as its predecessor, and will be filed under FUCKUP (Fearsomely Useless Centers, Knowledge, Unions, and Programs), where it appropriately belongs.

Although the proposed changes do not place blame on any official or government agency, Sen. Joe Lieberman, D-Conn., will offer “additional views” to the panel’s findings in a statement accusing President Bush of failing “to provide critical leadership when it was most needed.”

The leadership of the people of the affected areas was what was needed. Constitutionally, there isn’t a damned thing the President could have done.

“The United States was, and is, ill-prepared to respond to a catastrophic event of the magnitude of Hurricane Katrina,” said the recommendations. “Catastrophic events are, by their nature, difficult to imagine and to adequately plan for, and the existing plans and training proved inadequate in Katrina.”

The US federal government is not constitutionally authorized to be involved in such matters, so STFU, Mr. Senator.

The recommendations are to be released Thursday and will be included in the Senate panel’s full report to be issued next week.

Maybe if you guys would stop busying yourselves with such matters, you might have some time to actually read the Constitution.

The recommendations, obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press, are the product of a seven-month Senate investigation. The probe follows similar inquiries by the House and White House and comes in an election year in which Democrats have seized on Katrina to attack the Bush administration.

Think about the tax dollars that have been wasted on this “investigation”. Think about the freedoms that could have been restored by repealing unconstitutional laws and shutting down unconstitutional departments and agencies. Then think about the tax cuts that could have easily been implemented with the dismantling of socialism. Think about the extra bombs and planes we could afford, or the raise we could give our soldiers. Instead, we get an expensive Senate investigation into why an illegitimate agency fails largely due to its illegitimacy. Now they want to disband that agency and create a bigger, more expensive, and even more illegitimate agency to replace it, which, largely due to its illegitimacy, is also doomed to failure. Are you starting to understand why Congress’s approval ratings are even lower than the President’s?

President Bush is to visit Louisiana and Mississippi — which bore the brunt of Katrina’s wrath — on Thursday.

Unfortunately, he’s going for the wrong reason. He should be going to offer moral support and inspire these people to help themselves. Instead, he’s going to hold up the federal government as being better equipped to solve their problems for them, even after all that has just happened.

Katrina, which struck on Aug. 29, was one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history. The storm killed more than 1,300 people in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, left hundreds of thousands of homeless and caused tens of billions of dollars in damage.

Tens of billions of dollars worth of damage the fed has no business attempting to repair. State and local authorities have the responsibility to take care of this, though it’s obviously better each take care of his own.

The new authority would communicate directly with the president during major crises, and any dramatic cuts to budget or staffing levels would have to be approved by Congress. But it would remain within the Homeland Security Department and would continue receiving resources from the department.

In other words, the authority would be charged with distracting DHS’s attention away from its real mission – keeping the homeland secure, particularly from terrorists. Yeah, real nice.

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, who led the inquiry by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, said the new authority would be “better equipped with the tools to prepare for and respond to a disaster.”

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, is full of shit.

She described FEMA as a “shambles” and said the change “will help ensure that we do not have a repeat of the failures following Hurricane Katrina.”

You’ll have worse failures.

But the proposal drew disdain from Homeland Security and its critics, both sides questioning the need for another bureaucratic shuffling that they said wouldn’t accomplish much.

The only beaureaucratic shuffling that would accomplish anything in this case would be the outright dismantling of the government’s intrusion into the rights of the States and the people to solve their own problems.

“It’s time to stop playing around with the organizational charts and to start focusing on government, at all levels, that are preparing for this storm season,” Homeland Security spokesman Russ Knocke said.

Focus on dismantling socialism, and you’ll do a lot more good.

Former FEMA Director Michael Brown, who resigned under fire after Katrina, said the new agency would basically have the same mission FEMA had a year ago before its disaster planning responsibilities were taken away to focus solely on responding to calls for help.

In other words, I’m right. It’s just going to be the same wolf – just wearing different shepherd’s clothing.

“It sounds like they’re just re-creating the wheel and making it look like they’re calling for change,” Brown said. “If indeed that’s all they’re doing, they owe more than that to the American public.”

Amen. They need to get about the business of reining the government back in to within the boundaries set forth in the Constitution.

The House report, issued in February, similarly criticized Bush, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff and Brown for moving too slowly to trigger federal relief. The White House report, which came a week later, took a softer tone and singled out Homeland Security for most of the breakdowns.

Why not just correctly blame the government in general and dismantle the programs that are infringing upon the Constitution and the rights of the States and the People? Why not simply admit that these things don’t help at all, and leave it at that? I’m sick of watching our government try to find ways to use socialism to try and solve the very problems that same socialism has caused.

Many of the rest of the Senate recommendations were far less dramatic, ranging from creating a Homeland Security Academy to encouraging plans to evacuate and shelter pets during a disaster.

They also called for more funding for disaster planning and response at all levels of government, clarifying levee maintenance responsibilities, and suggested better contracting procedures to avoid waste or fraud in the rush to get aid to disaster victims.

All unconstitutional and therefore illegal actions on the part of the federal government.

It’s time Americans took a stand.


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St. Luke’s is full of Shit

Posted by RightWingRocker on April 26, 2006

St. Luke’s Episcopal Health System has a unique commitment to patient care. As a faith-based, non-profit organization, St. Luke’s believes that true healing involves the body, mind and spirit. Our approach goes beyond religion, focusing on the healing aspects of spirituality and based on deeply held trust, love, caring, compassion, and respect for well-being and life.

Somehow, given the situation involving Andrea Clark, I’m not inclined to buy this. Furthermore, in the comment areas over at RWN, I’ve seen at least one person post about a similar experience at St. Luke’s.

From what I see, I’d say St. Luke’s “unique commitment to patient care” stops at the end of the patient’s insurance policy.

Furthermore, I’m not exactly sure how killing a patient equates “respect for well-being and life”, but I don’t think I could find a situation where I would agree with that, either. I didn’t buy it with Sciavo, and I don’t buy it now.

I guess the Hippocratic Oath means nothing to these people …


Good coverage of this case is available at blogsforterri.com, RWN, prolifeblogs.com, and DemocraticUnderground, where Andrea’s sister frequently posts.

Update: I called St. Luke’s this afternoon. Naturally, I was directed to a voicemail. I politely said my piece and hung up. I must have been a fool to assume that with all the publicity this case is drumming up they might actually answer the phone. Phht. If they do cut off Ms. Clark’s life support, I hope they go out of business from the malpractice suits.

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Snow in Washington

Posted by RightWingRocker on April 26, 2006

Tony Snow will be the new White House press secretary.

Definitely a good choice if you ask me. Tony will do a great job of articulating the President’s positions on matters without allowing his more conservative opinions to intervene.

He is also supposedly going to be able to actively participate in the debate process at the White House. This will be good. Hopefully it can pull the President at least a little to the right.


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Andrea Clarke – It’s Terri Schiavo all Over Again

Posted by RightWingRocker on April 25, 2006

Now we have a hospital staff attempting to take a person’s life against her will AND that of her family simply because THEY think it’s what should be done.

There’s too much reading to do on this. I learned about it on RWN. Here are the links I have so far:


Also Hawkins

Texas Rainmaker

North Country Gazette

WorldNet Daily

Lone Star Times

Blogs For Terri

blogs for Terri’s Protest

More as I get them. Looks like it’s time to take another stand …

In the meantime, is there any doubt that this is a direct consequence of the decisions made in the Terri Schiavo case? I seriously don’t see how there can be. Many people were predicting that this sort of thing would happen, and it did.

I hate being right about such morbid things. Definitely keep these people in your thoughts and prayers.


Update: Even the DU loonies have found a moment of sanity on this:

DU Post
Another DU Post

Apparently this is where this story started. More as I get it.

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More Low Poll Numbers

Posted by RightWingRocker on April 24, 2006

Our fearless leader’s poll numbers are now at 34%.

The poll showed that state residents are statistically split on whether they approve of Corzine’s performance, with 34 percent saying they approve, and 37 percent saying they do not. The numbers are a wash when the poll’s 3.5 percent margin of error is factored in.

You’d think this was President Bush we were talking about, if the slimeball’s name weren’t mentioned. This is coming from a liberal paper as well.

In other words, President Bush ain’t the only one with low polling numbers … I wonder how the Donks are polling these days, especially when they spew this crap about one of their own just because he wears the opposition’s party name.


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Getting my Fill of Hot Air

Posted by RightWingRocker on April 24, 2006

Thanks to the Emperor for the link over to the coolest new blog I’ve seen in a while.


This is why I haven’t got anything new up. This site is an absolutel GAS!


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The Long Tour Hath Ended

Posted by RightWingRocker on April 22, 2006

And hopefully I’ll be back to my chipper self by Monday.

I’ll try to get something up tomorrow, but surely I’ll be ready by Monday to start the serious blogging again.


Update 4/24: Expecting a busy morning, but a slower afternoon. Check back later today and I should have something up.

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Just a Tidbit

Posted by RightWingRocker on April 21, 2006

I was there just after it happened. Passed the scene just as they were taking the pictures.

Not that it’s all that, but that’s the closest I’ve ever been to someone with that kind of moolah.


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The Minutemen are at it Again

Posted by RightWingRocker on April 20, 2006

If the President does not commence proper actions to secure our southern border, the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps will start building a fence this Memorial Day weekend.

I’ve said plenty about the Minuteman Project and its vigilantism. I think it’s the only option if the federal government continues to ignore its constitutional responsibility to secure the borders.

Besides, who will guard our borders if our government won’t? It sure as hell isn’t going to be the Mexicans. They’re too busy trying to annex California New Mexico, Arizona, and Texas to care much about our soverignty. Who will guard our borders? We will simply have to do it ourselves, and the Second Amendment guarantees us the right to do so.

So, again, to the Minutemen I say, you go guys! If you encounter armed resistance, shoot to kill.

I’ll have no sympathy for the opposition.


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Support Duke University Lacrosse

Posted by RightWingRocker on April 20, 2006

This piece by Ann Coulter got me thinking a little harder about the situation with those two lacrosse players at Duke University.

Ann makes some really important common sense points, such as avoiding questionable behavior being the best way to avoid questionable consequences for said questionable behavior.

Another important point she makes is that just because you may not think something is wrong doesn’t make it the right thing to do, or just because you have done something doesn’t mean you have to speak out in defense of others who have done it.

That being said, I will disclose that I have experienced an exotic dancer or two (or more) in my time. It’s actually quite a bit of fun, and if the dancer has a good personality, it can be an interesting way to get to know someone.

On the other hand, I’ve also gotten to know a few college jocks in my time. Most of them don’t give a shit about anyone but themselves.

So what do I think about the case itself? Well for starters, not all dancers are sweethearts and not all college jocks are assholes, so my prior comments must be considered simple statements of my obvious bias.

It’s been well-established that there was no DNA from anyone on the Duke lacrosse team on the person of the dancer in question. She said she scratched one of them, and a fingernail or two was scraped for traces of DNA. No matches were found. One of the two men in custody has a credible alibi, so what does this make you think?

First of all, Duke is a school generally comprised of well-to-do, high-achieving students. Many of these students aspire to careers in medicine, engineering, and law. Athletes often attend college on scholarships, which would lessen the financial burden on their families. It is clearly possible that any false accusation could be motivated by financial gain, since it is obvious that these guys have money. After all, a dancer doesn’t make a house call on the cheap, and these guys had no trouble affording two of them. Add to that the publicity of the Nicholson case this past winter (regardless of its outcome), and it’s obvious where someone could get such an idea as falsely accusing someone of rape.

There is apparently some evidence that the dancer may actually have been raped. But what benefit would there be in prosecuting someone of lesser financial background, possibly even a friend, than the rich college jocks she had just taken her clothes off for?

Let me make myself perfectly clear. If these guys raped this young lady, I have NO sympathy for them whatsoever. But given the evidence that’s been discussed in the media (which we should always take with a grain of salt), it doesn’t look like these guys did anything of the sort. This is what I will believe until I see something to persuade me otherwise.


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THIS Pissed Me Off

Posted by RightWingRocker on April 19, 2006

MilitantModerate, Apr 19 2006 09:48 AM

Tenets of the new faith-based Conservativism

Warning: What you are about to see has very little to do with conservatism. No surprise…

1. Deficit spending is good and besides there really is any federal deficit.

First of all, deficit spending is not something conservatives get into. The idea that there is no federal deficit is clearly explained in Dr. Williams’s article. The concept is based more in the idea that tax increases are not going to help no matter how much you increase them. The deficit, and any other fiscal woes our nation faces, can only be alleviated through real spending cuts. We could easily get by on a tiny fraction of what our legislators spend if they would only respect the limits placed upon them by the Constitution.

2. Limited government means letting the President decide to listen in on you.

When the President starts listening in on Americans, please let us know. Carter and Clinton did this stuff to average Americans like you and me. At least President Bush has limited the activity to terrorists and those associated with them.

3. Limited government means the President can lock up American citizens without charge for an unlimited period of time and deny access to any attorney.

You call yourself a moderate? You sound like a drooling DU moonbat when you say shit like this.

4. Activists judges are those who decide a case in a manner in which we don’t like. They should be impeached for such cheekinees.

No. Acitvist judges are those who make decisions based upon sources other than those outlined in the Constitution and laws that are consistent therewith. And yes. In that case, they should be impeached.

5. States should not be pre-empted by the federal government, except in the case of gay marriage and any other thing that really bugs us when we are in power.

“Gay marriage” would be a moot point if the government would get out of the business of regulating people’s lives to the point that people cannot choose their beneficiaries, etc. Conservatives oppose “gay marriage” because the Constitution does not give the federal government the authority to change the definition of words (like “marriage”) or to give people rights that others don’t have.

6. Leaking classified information is good when it gets the bad guys on the other side of the political aisle.

Again, you are hardly moderate when you drool this shit. Valerie Plame’s identity (for the what now 4000th time?) was NOT classified. Furthermore, her husband had outed her long before anyone in the Bush administration mentioned a thing, bragging about her being in the CIA. Please, if you are going to accuse someone of wrongdoing, please at least make sure it actually took place, ok?

7. Pre-emptive wars are good for the country and fight terrorism (clearly such wars do not create yet more terrorists).
Assuming it’s safe to call our war on terrorism “pre-emptive”, which I would not assume, it cannot be said that the war does not fight terrorism. I don’t see more terrorists being created by it. Those fighting would fight us anyway at one point or another. Best to do it now before they can force others to fight on their side who would not have otherwise done so. You go ahead and cut and run if you want. The rest of us have plenty of resolve to win this war.
8. Science as taught by scientists is clearly a liberal pursuit. If it doesn’t agree with the account that God created the world in exactly seven days it must not be good science. Away mutation, away!

So tell me what’s wrong with teaching the other side of the argument and letting the student decide what he believes. Isn’t that what America is all about?

9. The only good contraception is abstinence. All the rest are bad.

Wrong. The only EFFECTIVE contraception is absinence. It should therefore be encouraged above all others, both in word and deed. People also need to be forced to face the consequences of their poor decisions in this area, just like they are in others, such as financial or legal.

10. The federal government shall embrace religious institutions. (What happens when the feds fund a Wiccan charity?)

Why shouldn’t they? Religious institutions have been the support base for Americans for over two centuries. Why stop now? As for funding religious charities, there is no provision in the Constitution for that, so it should not happen at all. This also goes for many government “charities” such as Socialist Security, welfare, FEMA, and a host of others. True conservatives do not advocate continuing these wasteful and unconstitutional programs.

Once again glad to be a moderate.

You’re a moderate, and my mom is Martha Washington. You’re a barking moonbat just like any other. Moderates don’t make things up or make unsubstantiated accusations about this or any other administration. Moderates don’t take positions on much of anything. Most importantly, your consistent hard-left positions posted here are more akin to moveon.org or DU. You wanna come around here and call those whack-jobs moderate? You’ll be laughed off the blog.

Now go fuck yourself.


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Williams on Deficits

Posted by RightWingRocker on April 19, 2006

Mr. Minority had a link to this article posted on his daily wisdom post. It’s all exactly right on the money so to speak.

Make it a point to read this. Real blogging should be commencing soon, maybe as soon as tomorrow, depending on whether there’s anything to blog about.


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Time for your Opinion

Posted by RightWingRocker on April 18, 2006

I stayed up late tonight, probably unwisely after the weekend I just experienced, in order to try to put together a good post. Still, I found my material at a place that maybe has had a little too much of my attention … please forgive that …

I know I’ve spent far too much time haning out at RWN (John Hawkins) these days, but in my defense, there has been some really good quality debate these days, particularly that which allows liberals enough rope to hang themselves, which they invariably do.

Here is a post by John about liberal name-calling. Look closely at the comments posted by “slappy_j”, and those responses to him/her. I’d love to know what you all think of this commentor’s positions.

Also, once I finally get through the Stephen King masterpiece that I’m currently reading, I plan to get straight to the new book by Judge Napolitano, The Constitution in Exile, which was highlighted on Hannity and the Bullshit Artist tonight. I saw his appearance on that show this late night, and I’m quite impressed so far.

Anyway, let me know what you think of slappy_j and what he says. It’ll be fun to chat about here. Also, an “Ask Rocker” question would be appreciated as well, if one managed to come up.


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Posted by RightWingRocker on April 17, 2006

Yup. Fried. That’s me.

Excellent weekend playing with a band I had never heard of before (but excellent nonetheless), and going back to the tech thing tonight.

I did get some rest today, though, so hopefully I’ll have a chance to blog a little sometime later today or tomorrow.

I just need time to freshen up on the goings on – You know how it is. Drop an “Ask Rocker” question in the comment area if you have one.


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