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redactedMay. 03, 2008 - 06:18PM JST
May 2, 2008 -
Gallup Daily: McCain Moves to 6-Point Lead Over Obama
Posted in: McCain lashes out at '100 years' in Iraq ads
redactedMay. 03, 2008 - 12:18PM JST
"Unfortunately, my position meant that my rear end intruded upon his elbow rest space.
The commuter expressed his dissatisfaction with a few vicious elbow jabs throughout our 15 minute train ride."
Dude needs to stitch a big ol Canadian flag/drapeau du Canada on the seat/derriere of every pair of trousers/pantalon he owns, a preventive measure the Canadian Embassy should recommend to all Canadians living in or even passing through Tokyo.
Only way to solve the problem.
Posted in: A punching bag on the Odakyu line
redactedMay. 03, 2008 - 11:31AM JST
"By contrast our opponents in Iraq, which represent a number of causes, are armed with unsophisticated yet deadly weapons (such as IEDs) and have, as we all appreciate by now, the ability to blend into the civilian population. Iraqi insurgents, in short, could be killing US troops for many years. Insurgencies, in contrast to standing armies, operate within shifting rebel zones."
Yes betzee, you're right.
We are fighting a proxy war with Iran, who supplies most of the IEDs and rockets targeting US troops.This is something I read and hear almost daily, but not in the MSM of course. It comes from generals and soldiers on the ground.
Different case with WW2 Japan, an island, carpet-bombed
and nuked before surrendering.
redactedMay. 03, 2008 - 11:15AM JST
"Now, why doesn't your government just get out? Heck, you'd almost think they were a dictatorship, or something."
As I stated above the US has been in Japan for 60 years.
Why are you still here, sushi?
You indirectly support the "dictatorship" you allude to.
Why don't you get out?
redactedMay. 03, 2008 - 11:00AM JST
As might be expected, El Rushbo sums it up best:
The Democrat superdelegates have a problem. Obama cannot win, but they are afraid to take the nomination from him because they think the black vote won't show up in November and vote Democrat. I tell them not to worry. There's a 50-year history showing that they have done far worse — destroying the black family, for example — and blacks still vote Democrat.
Posted in: Defection of longtime superdelegate jolts Clinton
redactedMay. 03, 2008 - 10:57AM JST
We've been in Japan for more than 60 years, will probably be here for another 40 at least.
Where is McCain, if he even said this, being unreasonable?
redactedMay. 03, 2008 - 10:46AM JST
"May Day rallies focus on food prices"
Prices might rise but Kool-Aid will always be cheap and plentiful at May Day parades.
Posted in: May Day rallies focus on food prices
redactedMay. 03, 2008 - 09:55AM JST
Germany should republish not only Mein Kampf but also Hitler's speeches. They would make edifying reading for all the sentimental Lefties - young and old - out there today.
"Basically National Socialism and Marxism are the same."
That, for example, is direct quote from Adolf Hitler, in a public speech given in February of 1941, carried in the Bulletin of International News (published by the Royal Institute of International Affairs) XVIII, No.5, 269 and reproduced in Hayek's classic
Road to Serfdom.
Posted in: German historians want Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' republished
redactedMay. 03, 2008 - 09:39AM JST
McCain could always have his press aides and a few sympathetic newscasters and talk show hosts insist that he was "taken out of context," but then he'd look like one of the girly-men from Nancy Pelosi and Hillary's gaggle.
redactedMay. 03, 2008 - 03:04AM JST
"And Bush´s approval is hovering in the twenty percents....heh, some of us have waited 8 long years for this desperately needed enema."
How thoroughly French you have become, madverts...
redactedMay. 02, 2008 - 11:36PM JST
"Who were the Appeasers? The British and French conservatives. "
Yeah, you mean like Churchill? LOL.
French Communists, at the outbreak of hostilities, advocated that munitions workers sabotage the plants they worked at. These are all well-known facts.
Yes, Hitler was to the right of Stalin, but that hardly stopped him from signing a non-aggression pact with Russia, did it?
redactedMay. 02, 2008 - 11:20PM JST
sezeho:"May I also then point out that whether you think that to be true or not is spectacularly irrelevant. You simply do not know what was going on in the mind of the bombers and you are substituting your prejudice for fact."
Abandoning the Convenient Metaphor Theory so soon?
Posted in: U.S. military blames al-Qaida in Iraq for double suicide bombing
redactedMay. 02, 2008 - 07:55PM JST
They should re-issue the book. It is one that defines Germany and Europe. They appeased the author when he came to power and refused to acknowledge or consider what he had spelled out in Mein Kampf.
"Appeasement is Europe's family name."
The book played a major part in the death of 6 million of the Continent's finest citizens -
and yes, Germany had plenty of help from her neighbors.
Incredibly, not even two generations later many of these countries, having perhaps lost their souls so to speak, opened their borders to immigrants bringing with them the ideology that drove the most implacable foe in Europe's long history.
Many of these immigrants are from countries where, not ironically, Mein Kampf is a perennial best-seller.
But "speech codes" prevent anyone in the new post-modernist collection of European pseudo-states from discussing the matter.
The immigrants seem keenly aware that "post-Christian" Europe is committing auto-genocide, and that even it had the bodies it lacks the moral fiber or even the will to defend itself.
redactedMay. 02, 2008 - 07:08PM JST
sushi sake wrote:"Like the current U.S. recession and the failed Iraq war pushing up the cost of oil?"
Recession is traditionally defined as 2 consecutive quarters of negative growth.
You do know that, don't you?
Where do you get your news? The BBC reported last year that Iraq oil output now exceeds the pre-war levels.
So how do you figure it is the war in Iraq that is "pushing up" the price of oil?
redactedMay. 02, 2008 - 05:47PM JST
"The leaving behind of manifestos does not prove that suicide bombers believe that they will have have virgins in heaven or whatever it is you believe that they believe. Some might believe it. Others might find it a convenient metaphor. And even the virgins wouldn't begin to explain why women would volunteer for the task. And it certainly does not prove that the problem is with Islam as opposed to, say, those who pervert it."
You're making me laugh.
redactedMay. 02, 2008 - 05:44PM JST
"Heh, the desperation at the coming End Of An Error (20 January, 2009) is palpable :-)"
You can say that again. If history is any guide the Dems should be waltzing into the WH. 8 years of Republican rule. But as it is they are on the verge of sundering their hapless party.
Could be the best thing for them, and the country.
And what's good for America is good for the entire world.
redactedMay. 02, 2008 - 05:08PM JST
Sez who - why do you deny Islamic supremacists the subjective validity of their warped beliefs?
As I posted above, they frequently leave videotaped manifestos detailing the Koranic verses that inspired them or likewise the deeds of the illiterate brigand who founded their religion
that they seek to emulate.
In your own way, in trying to explain away conduct which is both religious and political (Islam, for these types in particular, is a single polity) do you not exhibit the sort of Euro-centric demonizing or dehumanizing of 'The Other' that Lefty icons like Edward Said
I mean, what's up? Why you gotta be like that, huh man?
redactedMay. 02, 2008 - 04:52PM JST
"Romeo, heh, yep, bring up Rezko or Obama's pastor when you've got nothing of substance to bash him for."
How else are we to judge someone of such limited political accomplishment and vague policy than by who he surrounds himself with?
HRC and her minions might be responsible for some of it but basically it's his own fault that all we really get to know of Barack Middle Name Unmentionable Obama is his wacko black liberation pastor, his bitter black nationalist wife, shady Syrians and Iraqi expats whose "contributions" should be the object of Senate Ethics Committee inquiries, and former and unrepentant terrorists like Bill Ayers and Berandine Dhorn.
At any rate, they ain't fainting in the front rows anymore when Barack comes to town...
redactedMay. 02, 2008 - 03:17PM JST
"but I know a religion that will offer the sacrament to a mass murderer before he/she dies so that he/she can get into 'heaven' (or paradise, if you will), and each and every sin, including said sick mass murders or whatever, are simply 'washed away' and the person can sit at god's side for eternity."
Whatever. You may know of it, but you don't know it.
"Doesn't sound one whole hell of a lot different, save that the Christians are usually too scared to blow themselves up in all their mayhem."
Usually? This is nonsense. Find and post here links to even one vid of a Xtian blowing himself up as he shrieks "God is Great,Christ was the Prince of Peace!"
I'd wager at least a few of these nutjob AQ types in Iraq, in pious and demented imitation of their "brothers" in "Palestine" have left video sendoffs to console/cheer their friends and families.
My challenge to smith - find and post links to a Tim McVeigh type - the Left's favorite "Christian," informing his pastor or the Pope that he took the latest sermon to heart and acted on it.
It's no longer even humorous watching the Left's jihadi exonerators and enablers twist themselves into amoral grotesqueries.
redactedMay. 02, 2008 - 02:56PM JST
"[www.cnn.com] "Bush disapproval rating highest on record - "A new poll suggests President Bush is the most unpopular president in modern American history. The CNN/Opinion Research Corp. survey indicates that 71 percent of the American public disapprove of how Bush is handling his job."
ha ha ha!! This proves all us 'Lefties' were right all along!! LOL!"
LOL, indeed. It was an article of faith on the Left that CNN helped "BushCo" steal the 2000 election.
May. 21, 2013 - 01:42AM JST
China can not project power and that ability to project power to all corners of the…
Posted in: China trying to strengthen its claim to Okinawa
May. 21, 2013 - 01:25AM JST
How about letting the Okinawans have Okinawa? seems fairest to me.
Yes, that's the best way.…
May. 21, 2013 - 01:11AM JST
so Japanese people are in denial.
Posted in: Companies Japanese people are most proud of
May. 21, 2013 - 01:10AM JST
If you'd been less hasty in posting that little tidbit, you would also have discovered that…
An investigation of the Justice Department’s witness protection program uncovered glaring security problems that allowed terrorists…
Posted in: Obama to go public with his counterterrorism strategy