YOO says TeaParty and House vote helps SCOTUS overturn ObaMarxCare

The common line in the media is that the Teaparty furor over ObaMarxCare is overwrought and driven by racism. When the House GOP reps vote against Obama’s Health Bill, the left calls it empty political theater that won’t affect anything. Add a third cause of bilious vitriol against those states that are challenging the constitutionality of the bill in court.

Are all of these efforts merely the acts of fools, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing?

Not so, says preeminent constitutional scholar, John Woo, the equally reviled lawyer notorious [on the left] for writing the famous but poorly named “torture memo” while at the Bush era Dept of Justice.

While saying that he wishes it weren’t so, Yoo identifies that the Supreme Court is often influenced by news headlines, views and actions of American opinion outside the court doors. In this way, the very vocal and colorfully attired opposition to ObamaCare by the TeaParty, and the fulfilling of the promise to vote to repeal it by the House Republicans both will help make it easier for the Supreme Court to overturn ObaMarxCare if and when the state case comes before it.

This is why the liberal left is so terrified by the actions of the right, and we should see efforts to shut up the TeaParty (good luck), ridicule the GOP repeal vote (half successful), and slow the process of the judicial objections until after the 2012 election…

Here’s the video, John Yoo’s comments start at about 7:00 mins in.

The Uncommon Knowledge videos are highly recommended by the way.

And for those seeking Conservative Porn, watch John Yoo twist Jon Stewart around while explaining his role in defining interrogation techniques for the Bush Administration.

Popa Fett – Intergalactic Catholic Bounty-Hunter!!

At the office, I had a funny conversation with a co-worker who is slightly more obsessed than I am about Star Wars. Actually, his obsession leans more towards the geek-reading-of-non-canonical-novels whereas my geekdom leans towards the admits-the-sequels-sucked-and-despises-george-lucas variety.

IN any case, somehow he inspired me to come up with the glorious and brilliant concept of…. the POPA FETT!!!

Praise me in the comments for my great wit and imagination.

I DEMAND YOUR PRAISE GRINGOS!!! (and people of other colors as well).

UPDATE: All of my products have been taken off of the service I was using because they are snowflakes and hate right-wing Mexicans. Also, they stole the money I had saved up through the sales of my designs!! Nice, huh? #EffZazzle

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Or at least, buy the t-shirt version and support your local soopermexican….

Pelosi Calls Premeditated Massacre an “Accident”

As reported by Michael Medved today on his radio show, Nancy Pelosi in the most fitting display of her idiocy and the manner in which liberals view history, made the following deplorable comments:

“This resolution is a fitting tribute. It is a great resolution. Please read it again and again. Carry those names in your heart. Remember each of these people because, again, a tragic accident took lives, wounded people in the free expression of ideas.”

How can anyone possibly consider the premeditated murder of innocent people by this deranged lunatic a “accident”?! Just how stupid do you have to be to not know the difference between an accident and an intentional murder?

Perhaps it’s finally sinking into the idiot left that the insane shooter was not influenced by talk radio, or the teaparty, or Sarah Palin – and their only cover is to run towards their replacement of God and His providence – chance, accident, or luck.


What a disgusting person. Thank goodness the country threw her out of the speakership….


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UPDATE: Some people have said that this was just an accident on Pelosi’s part (ironically), but what I neglected to make clear is that she gave a speech with these words – it wasn’t just a typo on a press release.  Here’s the video of the speech on the House floor:

It’s interesting to note also, that she seems to run through the word very quickly.. maybe she knows it’s a terribly stupid thing to say but she needs to say it. Judge for yourself. As long as you judge the same way I do!

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The entire PRESS RELEASE is below, provided by the CongressMoron’s office:

January 12, 2011

Contact: Nadeam Elshami/Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke on the House floor this morning in support of a resolution condemning the horrific shooting at Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords’ “Congress on Your Corner” event in Arizona on Saturday and honoring the victims of this tragedy. Below are the Leader’s remarks.

Leader Pelosi on Congresswoman Giffords:
“We honor [Congresswoman Giffords] as a brilliant and courageous Member of Congress. She brought to Congress an invigoration, the thinking of a new generation of national leaders. A businesswoman, state legislator, she came to Congress full of ideas, and we will long continue to be blessed by them and look forward to when she is present with us on the floor. She has spoken out courageously and led boldly when the times demanded it.”

Leader Pelosi on the Bipartisan Resolution:
“May this resolution remind us of the urgent need to uphold our democratic values, to treat one another with courtesy and respect, and to act, as Congresswoman Giffords has always done and always [will] do, in a manner that reflects the best of American leadership.”

“Thank you very much, Madam Speaker. I thank the gentleman for yielding. I extend my condolences to him, Mr. Pastor, the senior Member of the Arizona delegation, and all of the Members of the Arizona delegation.

“Madam Speaker, I am pleased and saddened, greatly saddened to join the Speaker of the House, Mr. Boehner in coming together in sadness today to share our prayers, and indeed our hopes, for those who have lost so much because of the tragedy in Arizona involving our colleague, Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, her staff, and innocent bystanders.

“Words are inadequate in a time like this. But nonetheless, I hope it is a comfort to those who lost loved ones, or who were injured on Saturday, that so many people mourn the losses but also pray for the survivors and care for them at this very difficult time.

“I think the resolution, its description of what happened, and the context with which it happened, it is an excellent resolution. And I hope people will read it, pray over it, and be grateful that we had this opportunity to comment on it.

“Today, we will say many prayers for our country, and for the victims of this horrific event. We think of our colleague, Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, fighting to recover, and the fourteen others who also were injured. We remember the six who were killed. Their names are mentioned and they are described in the resolution. The Speaker has mentioned their names, but I think acknowledging them bears repetition:

  • How do you explain the death of nine-year old Christina Taylor Green, who had recently been elected to student council in her school, Mesa Verde Elementary School? The unbearable grief of John and Roxanne Green; again, we pray for them and will carry Christina as an inspiration in our hearts.
  • Dorothy Morris, married for more than 50 years to her high school sweetheart and mother of two.
  • Federal Judge John Roll, who had just come from Mass, which he attended every day.
  • Phyllis Schneck, mother of three, grandmother of seven, and great-grandmother, and I know the New Yorkers like to hear that she is a Giants fan, a snow bird in Arizona carrying that dedication west.
  • Dorwan Stoddard—Dorwan died shielding his wife Mavy.
  • And as has been mentioned in the resolution and we have mourned, Congresswoman Giffords’ Director of Community Outreach Gabriel Matthew Zimmerman. One of his colleagues, his coworker said, ‘Gabe helped people for a living.’

And we honor the heroes, those who risked their lives to protect others, among them, some who were injured:

  • Patricia Maisch, for one, who grabbed the full magazine of ammunition from the killer as he attempted to reload—Just think of how many more we could have lost;
  • Roger Sulzgeber and Joseph Zimudie who tackled and subdued the suspect—Imagine the courage;
  • And Daniel Hernandez, Jr. – an intern who had been on the job for just four days. When he heard gunshots, he ran toward them, he ran toward them, and attended to Congresswoman Giffords – helping to staunch her bleeding with his own hands.

“I pray for the recovery of other members of Congresswoman Giffords’ staff, Ron Barber, Pam Simon. We commend Pia Carusone and the entire Giffords staff for carrying on.

“Those heroes at the scene were joined by first responders, from the county and municipalities – arriving just three minutes after the first 911 call – who performed excellently and in doing so, saved lives.

“We also pay tribute to the skilled professionals at Arizona’s University Medical Center whose role is ongoing – healing the victims of this tragedy.

“Tonight the University of Arizona community joins with Tucson, the state of Arizona, and indeed the entire nation to acknowledge together Saturday’s tragedy. Appropriately, this remembrance is called ‘Together we thrive: Tucson and America.’ ‘Together we thrive: Tucson and America’ will be an opportunity to grieve, and it will be a demonstration of our strength, a strength in community—a strength in community that was demonstrated last Saturday, a strength in community there that is ongoing.

“Tucson demonstrated its strength on Saturday when the city was full of heroes—ordinary citizens, victims, first responders coming together in the spirit of community.

“Madam Speaker, our colleague, Congresswoman Giffords, was the primary target of this cowardly act. And as she recovers, we honor her as a brilliant and courageous Member of Congress. She brought to Congress an invigoration, the thinking of a new generation of national leaders. A businesswoman, state legislator, she came to Congress full of ideas, and we will long continue to be blessed by them and look forward to when she is present with us on the floor. She has spoken out courageously and led boldly when the times demanded it.

“It is especially tragic that those who lost their lives and those who were wounded had come together to participate in an activity that reflects the best of our democratic tradition: a representative of the people, Gabby Giffords and her staff, hearing directly from the men and women she represents.

“American democracy is founded on our commitment to a contest of ideas, not violence. Political disagreement and dissent must never violate our nation’s values, as expressed in the Constitution, of free expression, speech, and peaceful assembly. Gabby spoke to that right here from the floor last week.

“In this hour of anguish, we seek renewed commitment to hope, to civility, to peace among the American people. In many of our churches, we sing, on Sunday on other days of the week, let there be peace on Earth and let it begin, not just with us, but with me, with each of us, within each of us.

“In speaking as one House today, coming together, as peace [beginning] with us, we offer our thoughts and support; our prayers for the health of our colleague, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, and for all of the injured. We share the stories of the heroes of the tragedy and mourn those who perished. Let their actions and their memories be a blessing to our country. We don’t know why God saw this to be necessary, but let this be something that we cherish as an opportunity as we mourn the heartbreaking horror of it all.

“This resolution is a fitting tribute. It is a great resolution. Please read it again and again. Carry those names in your heart. Remember each of these people because, again, a tragic accident took lives, wounded people in the free expression of ideas.

“May this resolution remind us of the urgent need to uphold our democratic values, to treat one another with courtesy and respect, and to act, as Congresswoman Giffords has always done and always [will] do, in a manner that reflects the best of American leadership.

“As our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of all who were affected, I want to call special attention to Commander, Navy Captain Mark Kelly, Gabby’s husband, who has been a source of strength to all of us in this difficult time. We pray for him. We thank him for his and Gabby’s service to our country. God truly blessed America with their leadership, with their service and with their love for each other.”

The Abortion Statue of Moral Poverty

I believe that abortion is a moral stain on the face of an otherwise virtuous and good country. It is the equivalent of slavery in our age, and in many respects, much worse than that “peculiar institution”. There is something very evil about punishing and coldly murdering the children that are a natural consequence of our inability to control our lusts.

This image is inspired by the very apt description of this moral outrage byArchbishop Timothy Dolan, who says, “New York does not deserve the gravestone ‘Abortion capital of the world.’ Our boast is the Statue of Liberty, not the Grim Reaper.”

I pray that this great evil that weighs so heavily on the conscience of our nation will be quickly remedied. Otherwise, like Thomas Jefferson considering the evils of slavery:
“I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just,
that His justice cannot sleep forever.”

please read these articles, and retweet them or post
them on your facebook accounts…

and an excellent post by Greg W Howard, outlining the philosophical background to early pro-abortion activists

If you want to know more about the pro-life organization behind this announcement, and more chilling awful facts about abortions in New York City, click on the image below to visit their site.


I’m a SOWELL MAN!

Update: I got the chance to talk to the big man himself, Thomas Sowell, on the Larry Elder show!! If you’ve found this page because of that segment, welcome! Please take a look at some of my other politically-themed designs! Click on the image below for the “Sowell Train” T-shirt, and check the side bar for any discounts we have from time to time! Thanks for visiting!!

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It was reported that Don Cornelius, creator and host of the “Soul Train” committed suicide. I hope he found the solace he could not find on Earth. Rest in Peace.

New California State Flag!!!

This is the way my beloved state ends… not with a bang, but with a simpering fool of  a Governer.

California, once one of the greatest states in the union – it’s GDP accounts for 1/10th of our country’s GDP…

If it were it’s own nation, it would be the seventh largest economy in the world…

Erstwhile breadbasket for the world…

Some of the most beautiful and wonderful weather all year long….

Now a fetid cesspool of corruption, mismanagement, and debt.

Thanks liberals, and thanks idiot voters for screwing yourselves over year after year…

The great Victor Davis Hansen writes about California’s decline HERE and HERE.

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And for you unfamiliar with the normal CA state flag, here ya go…

SteeleParty Steals the TeaParty’s Steam…

That’s quite the tongue twister.

If you were lucky enough to be funemployed by the feckless administration of our hopeless president, then you had time to ignore the recent debate among those conservatives looking to knock the top dog, Michael Steele, from the RNC chairmanship. If you were employed like I am, then you clicked back and forth between the deathly dull debate and your gainful work.

One of the more revealing moments was when Michael Steele was asked his credentials for having another term as chairperson – he emphatically said that he had led the GOP to an election win.

“My record stands for itself. We Won. I was asked to win elections. We won…. the fact that we’re here celebrating that win, I think, Says a lot about that record.”

If anything encapsulates the arrogance and error of the GOP elites is this attitude – just what was the stroke of brilliance that Steele brought to the RNC that secured this win?  Was it his calling Rush Limbaugh’s speech “ugly” and “incendiary”, dismissing him as a mere entertainer? Brilliant. I’m sure he won a lot of points with D.L. Hughley and his audience.

Was it calling Afghanistan a “war of Obama’s choosing” and rewriting history and ignoring years of Conservative opinion on the matter?

Or maybe calling for a new “Hip Hop” makeover of the GOP? How did that go exactly? Did we win the Hip Hop vote in 2010? Was that the enormous wave of new urban voters, rushing to the polls, in their uniforms of pants down around their asses and sporting RocaWear? I don’t remember those news releases…

How about saying he’d bring minorities into the GOP with “fried chicken and potato salad”? I can’t even make more of a joke out of that without sounding racist.

Now I actually don’t dislike Michael Steele as much as some Conservatives – I don’t think he’s done a horrendous job, but it just doesn’t seem that he’s done a very good one. Just as certain presidents benefit accidentally from economic boons while others are cursed with economic lows, Steele is trying to ride the coattails of a tsunami that he had very little to do with.

If for nothing else, Steele should be tossed out for only giving lip service to the TeaParty efforts in winning the House and other seats in this amazing victory we had in 2010.

In this way, Steele is a litmus test for the GOP – keeping him would show they take the TeaParty support for granted and will most likely lose it by the next election. Toss him over, and it’ll be a sign they are willing to deal with real difficult issues that anger and worry so many of their constituents…

Watch the entire yawneriffic RNC debate by CLICKING HERE!

Boehner Rips into Democrats already!

Creative Minority Report is reporting that incoming Speaker Boehner’s office sent this awesome response to Democrats responding negatively to his attempt to repeal Obamarxcare:

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Senators Reid, Durbin, Schumer, Murray and Stabenow:

Thank you for reminding us – and the American people – of the backroom deal that you struck behind closed doors with ‘Big Pharma,’ resulting in bigger profits for the drug companies, and higher prescription drug costs for 33 million seniors enrolled in Medicare Part D, at a cost to the taxpayers of $42.6 billion.

The House is going to pass legislation to repeal that now. You’re welcome.

– Speaker-Designate John Boehner’s Press Office

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If they keep this up, the new GOP house might even win over their harshest critics… the teaparty!!