Friday, February 15, 2008

“I would like every Muslim to raise his hand in agreement with the death sentence on Salman Rushdie.”

It’s the 18th anniversary of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini declaring a Fatwa on Salman Rushdie for writing the Satanic Verses. As the British Spectator said:
“It was a wake up call to the coming challenge to the freedoms of a liberal society but one that we failed to heed.”

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Monday, February 11, 2008

Tom Lantos Dies – Hufftards wheel out the Party Hats

I know that it’s a bit unfair to cherry pick comments from popular political sites, but a bulk of the comments written about Tom Lantos (the now deceased Democrat from Congress) at the Huffington Post are pretty dreadful and odious. For a man who had been a staunch lefty and liberal, one would think the Hufftards would show more admiration for the man that championed their social causes all his life. But he was one of those evil Zionists who also happens to be one of those wicked Joooos, so he is clearly the devil personified.

Here are a few classy bits:
“This zionist and Iraq warmonger will not be missed. He always put Israel's interests above the interests of America. So he survived the holocaust. So what? It doesn't make him more intelligent or more moral than anyone else.” – bernarda

“He was a traitor. His allegiance was ALWAYS to Israel before America.” – thinkaboutit

“The evil that men do......I remember Mr. Lantos holding House hearings on the 1st phony Iraq war when he knew of and allowed false testimony about Iraqis killing babies in hospitals. The woman testifying was a planted witness, I believe, a daughter of a diplomatic. She was allowed to tell lies, inflaming the war build up situation. The rest is history, and no one should forgive this man for helping Bush 1.” - sufi0828

“Yes but there is an old saying that when one warmonger dies two more are born.” – thefringecenter

A charming lot aren’t they? Who would have thought that defending a democratic and inclusive nation like Israel would bring forth such contempt from the loony bins of the left?

Oddly enough, this is my 500th post. Since this blog was started with the intention that it would give me an opportunity to criticize crazy folks on both the right and left, I find it fitting that it should include the new cesspool of the left known as Huffington Post.

Update - Here is a reason the hard left hates Lantos:
"Communism was not the only monstrous phenomenon determined to destroy free and open societies," said Lantos, who is chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Lantos, a Holocaust survivor, said he had fought against Nazism and communism, and "it is now my privilege to fight against Islamic terrorism determined to take us back 13 centuries."
In one day, I received emails from two separate schools telling me my graduate application is currently under review. So who knows, maybe I’ll be receiving two rejection letters on the same day as well! I don’t assume that will be the case, but that would be a hilariously tragic turn of events. I will likely look like these kids for the next few weeks.

Not that I think God is going to take time out of his busy day to sway the committees reviewing my application in my favor, but I am holding out on the chance that I have mental super powers that will subconsciously influence the admission officers.