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With Friends Like These…

As the GOP nominee to be President of the United States, it would seem reasonable to expect that members of your own political Party would support you.

Apparently, for Mitt Romney, that is an unreasonable expectation.

4063581956?profile=originalPeggy Noonan, a former speech writer for President Ronald Reagan (who joined with Colin Powell in turning their backs on the Republican Party while publically supporting Barack Obama in 2008), wrote of Romney’s campaign that “an intervention” is needed  because it is “incompetent”.

Noonan continued: “It’s not big, it’s not brave, it’s not thoughtfully tackling great issues.  It’s always been too small for the moment.  All the activists, party supporters and big donors should be pushing for change.”

She doubled down later, when she said: “The Romney campaign has to get turned around. This week I called it incompetent, but only because I was being polite. I really meant ‘rolling calamity.’”

This is not entirely unexpected from someone who’s credentials were built on being a speech writer for a President who had very little need for speechwriters, who of her own free will turned her back on her political Party to publically support an obviously inexperienced, unqualified, community organizer who was manufactured into a pop star candidate by institutionalized “progressive” leftists in America’s media.  A candidate who had never run a business, never met a payroll…who had voted “present” over one hundred times as an Illinois State Senator.  A candidate who had lived his entire life not only surrounded by anti-American radicals, but who when in school actively sought them out.

The attacks coming from Bill Kristol, editor of the 'Weekly Standard', who worked as chief of staff to former Vice President Dan Quayle, are less explainable. 

Recently, Kristol wrote: “It remains important for the country that Romney wins in November (unless he 4063581971?profile=originalchooses to step down and we get the Ryan-Rubio ticket we deserve!).   But that shouldn’t blind us to the fact that Romney’s comments, like those of Obama four years ago, are stupid and arrogant.  Has there been a presidential race in modern times featuring two candidates who have done so little over their lifetimes for our country, and who have so little substance to say about the future of our country?”

When Kristol states that this election features “two candidates who have done so little over their lifetimes for our country” is he honestly comparing a former community organizer (radicalizer) who since moving into the White House has continuously placed obstacles in the path of job creating small businesses, stifled energy development, socialized huge portions of the private sector economy, and created catastrophic  chaos overseas, to a capital investor who succeeded within the American free market enterprise system, saved businesses from insolvency, created jobs, protected the nation from international embarrassment when he rescued the Salt Lake City Olympic Games from bankruptcy, who as Governor reduced his State’s debt without raising taxes while improving their schools to the best in the country?  Or is Kristol just trying to sound important in hopes of remaining relevant?


4063581988?profile=originalIf this can be counted on from Republicans, who needs Kaili Joy Gray of the Daily Kos?

Gray gleefully joins in the “pile on Mitt Romney” festivities, but prefers to first attack the candidate’s wife: “Ann Romney is once again up on her gold-plated cross, and she's got another message for the ingrates out there who don't appreciate how hard it is to be her.

During an interview early this evening with Radio Iowa, Mrs. Romney directly addressed her fellow Republicans who’ve criticized her husband.

‘Stop it. This is hard. You want to try it? Get in the ring.  This is hard and, you know, it’s an important thing that we’re doing right now and it’s an important election and it is time for all Americans to realize how significant this election is and how lucky we are to have someone with Mitt’s qualifications and experience and know-how to be able to have the opportunity to run this country’.”

When Gray does quit picking on the candidate’s MS stricken, breast cancer surviving wife and slithers off to attack Mr. Romney, the following spews forth: “It really is a message that would resonate well if they could just get past some of their biases that have been there from the Democratic machines that have made us look like we don’t care about this community.  But no. You people just won't let up, with the mockery of the Romneys' car elevator; with the questions about all those millions stashed away in secret bank accounts; with the outright disgust at Ann's tales of woe about struggling to survive on Mitt's inherited stock portfolio.”


Gray and Kos have carefully aligned themselves with the class warfare strategy of the White House re-election campaign.

In the final weeks of what is an extremely important tipping point election, possibly the most significant American election since the 1860s, is it really too much to ask for Republican pundits and journalists to at least offer constructive criticism instead of plain old Daily Kos style attacks?

With friends like Noonan and Kristol, who needs Gray?


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“Left-wing Lies Tie Slain Judge to 'Hateful Radio Talk Shows'”  


Slain Judge Roll (Target of Death Threats

for Sensible Immigration Rulings)

Personally Applauded by Talk Radio


            The word “assassin” is a derivative of the word “hashish” due to the fact that the original Arabian “assassins” did their work influenced by an ultra-THC-laden drug which steadied their nerves.   “Leftist pot smoker” Jared Loughner (who killed Federal Judge John M. Roll, a nine-year old girl and four other innocent victims; and wounded a U.S. Representative and thirteen other unlucky standers-by) according to the latest left-wing propaganda would have shot Judge Roll on purpose rather than incidentally because hate-filled right-wing talk show hosts were harassing him . . . WOW! That may be the LIE OF THE YEAR. Here’s the background and the truth . . . .

            There seems only mild doubt that the deranged Tucson, AZ, shooter Loughner’s intended assassination target was Gabrielle “Gabby” Giffords, a popular Democrat elected three times to the United States House of Representatives. It was after all Giffords who was conducting her “Congress on the Corner” event and Giffords he shot at point-blank range and presumably whom he shot first (the details are still not clear). Nevertheless, Loughner’s surprise harvest was the killing of federal judge John M. Roll, a conservative who has long been the target of death threats particularly for his immigration rulings over the years. John M. Roll, the chief federal judge in Arizona who was killed in the attack near Tucson, was described as “a tireless advocate for his district and no stranger to the risks of public service;” risks which included numerous death threats. The most famous of Roll’s decisions has angered many sympathetic to the “rights” of illegal immigrants.

            In this highly publicized appeals trial, Roll (the presiding judge in the Ninth District Court of Appeals) found himself twice in an unusual illegal immigrant case wherein sixteen illegal immigrants were suing an Arizona rancher, Roger Barnett -- a Clint Eastwood wannabe -- who apparently had rounded up at least 12,000 illegals on his land since 1998 and turned them over to the U.S. Border Patrol. Barnett’s Cross Rail Ranch lies upon a major corridor for illegal crossings and Barnett has a very large dog and a very large gun. In the case in question, Barnett accosted eleven men and five women on his land in 2009 . . . .

            The resulting suit from the trespassers was frivolous to say the least. The illegals wanted $32 million from Barnett for “violating their civil rights.” In his first contact with the case Judge Roll ruled in favor of the illegals’ lawyers who wanted the case to be tried before an American jury rather than handled administratively by the Border Patrol. The Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) which represented the illegal border-crossers aimed to make an example of Barnett for his “citizens' arrest tactics” which they said was dangerous and clearly stomped upon the illegals’ rights. After the jury trial was lost, the MALDEF lawyers appealed the case. 

            Again, Judge Roll found himself adjudicating “Barnett vs. the Illegal 16.” Judge Roll's decision against the illegals explained that “illegal aliens have no constitutionally protected right to travel in the U.S. and that people, like the Barnetts, who live in close proximity to the border can make a reasonable assumption that large groups of people they encounter hiding or trespassing on their land are doing so with the aid of smugglers, a federal felony for which private action is authorized under Arizona citizens' arrest and criminal trespass law."  Thus the Barnetts who were represented by the Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) won the case which is then tried to appeal to a higher court. IRLI lawyers easily dismantled the MALDEF argument that the sixteen illegal immigrant plaintiffs were detained by Barnett only because of their ethnicity, in this case all sixteen were Hispanics. 

A notable side-effect of the case was the revelation that the Mexican government was using these impoverished illegals to further its agenda which acknowledges that $50 billion a year in that country’s income arrives courtesy of illegal aliens sending money orders home to Mexico.  Since on the one hand Mexican authorities are fighting a to the death battle against drug cartels and people-traffickers headed north and American guns headed south . . . conflicted interest is clearly on display here . . . .

Judge Roll who under ordinary times might have rejected the MALDEF maneuvering right from the git-go by allowing the Border Patrol to continue with normal administrative functions . . . erred on the side of political correctness and put himself literally inside the crosshairs. Four death threats were received by Roll from Hispanics upset by the case and he was advised by Federal Marshall David Gonzalez not to file charges against the men who’d threatened him.   Jared Loughner, of course, enters the situation here . . . .

Loughner’s listed his two favorite books as the Communist Manifesto and Mein Kampf and posted a very strange internet video depicting a wandering illegal alien Arab burning the flag. On top of all this, it’s believed that Loughner is the Daily Kos blogger “BoyBlue” who wrote two days before the shooting that “Rep. Giffords “was dead to me.” If so here’s what we know about BoyBlue: 

1.       He’s an online supporter of gay activism . . . .

2.     He purportedly helped raise money for Giffords’ re-election.

3.     He felt betrayed by Giffords’ vote against Nancy Pelosi (ex-Speaker of the House) for Minority Leader following the 2010 elections which turned the House to Republican control. Most of us have seen the weird video of Pelosi hugging and kissing John Boehner. The vote was meaningless; Pelosi won the Minority Leader post easily.

4.    Online it went down like this . . . BoyBlue’s original posting, dated Jan. 6, 2011, "My Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords voted against Pelosi and is now dead to me" was scrubbed hours after the massacre on January 8, then reposted when someone at the Daily Kos, impersonating "BoyBlue" made an apology. Obviously trying to keep the Daily Kos from being the supportive element of the vitriolic element that led to the tragedy . . . which made it easier to blame “the TEA Party and other hate-groups and their violent rhetoric” and made it easier to cover-up BoyBlue being Loughner, IF, indeed that is the case.

5.     Loughner as BoyBlue says he raised $100,000 for Giffords.  This needs to be verified. This seems highly dubious; Loughner doesn’t appear to have had the organization skills for any long-term commitment such as this.

6.     Undeniable, however, is that Loughner had been a frequent visitor at Giffords’ Congress on the Corner events over the last three and a half years. “Stalking” may be too strong a word, 

 but from a creepy fellow like this:  support and affection can be a dangerous thing.

7.     IF Loughner is the BoyBlue blogger, then the Jan. 6, posting sounds very much like the words of a jilted or scorned “lover.” Perhaps we’ll find out more since the FBI is involved and Pima Sheriff Clarence Dupnik doesn’t have the final say in the investigation . . . .

You've seen left-wing statements (shall we call them "lies?") that tie Judge Roll's death threats to "hateful right-wing" talk shows and the Giffords' assassination attempt to "conservative politics as usual" . . . how impressed are you now with these arguments?   As Paul Harvey loved to say, “Now you know the rest of the story,” well at least part of it.


Ya’all live long, strong and ornery,

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