Quote of the day

posted at 10:35 pm on August 14, 2008 by Allahpundit

“Bush himself did not want a war in South Ossetia but his Republican Party did not leave him any choice.”

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Oh well. At least we had these few hopeful years together, Russia and us. For awhile, it really seemed like the ol’ USSR had been relegated to the dust bins of history and a new age had begun for Russia and her peoples. A new age of democracy and freedom, of cooperation and civility. I guess I was sadly mistaken.

Russia may as well be the USSR again. I suppose it really always was anyway. They never even managed to eke out one fair and democratic election of their government. They’ll always be half-assed hooligans like they’ve always been when the chips are down. Full of bravado and guile, void of foresight and human compassion.

Meh. They’re evolutionarily challenged. I guess we could blame mother nature.

SilverStar830 on August 15, 2008 at 1:42 AM


RushBaby on August 15, 2008 at 1:43 AM

Well, Hamas endorses Obama. Now Russia is doing the same.

exhelodrvr on August 14, 2008 at 11:31 PM

Hamas, Fidel Castro, Kim Jong Il, The Communist Party USA — all endorse Obama for President.

All America-hating terrorists, despots, and commies support Obama. He’s their best hope for bringing this country to its knees.

AZCoyote on August 15, 2008 at 3:32 AM

So…what? Ivan’s getting his talking points from alphie and freevillage now?

SuperCool on August 15, 2008 at 5:00 AM

Now we know where the laid-off “journalists” of the “paper of record” have regained employment: the mother ship of Russia.

onlineanalyst on August 15, 2008 at 5:45 AM

Much better.

I liked hating Russia better anyways, I never could get used to being their buddies.

Squid Shark on August 15, 2008 at 6:16 AM

So it’s Cheney’s fault this time…and not Bush’s?

Unbelievable..and the left will buy into this, Im sure.

becki51758 on August 15, 2008 at 6:42 AM

It’s time to resurrect the famous political ad with the Bear run by Ronald Reagan! Except the McCain campaign isn’t that smart…

sabbott on August 15, 2008 at 7:04 AM

So it’s Cheney’s fault this time…and not Bush’s?

Oh come on! Don’t you know it’s always Cheney pulling the strings?

peacenprosperity on August 15, 2008 at 7:13 AM

It’s as though leaders of most of the world are really and truly stupid.

Lehosh on August 15, 2008 at 8:00 AM

peacenprosperity on August 15, 2008 at 7:13 AM

hmm…I didnt know that. I am always the last to know.


becki51758 on August 15, 2008 at 8:09 AM

Russia without oil was dead in the water…….did the dem’crats unwittingly or knowingly finance russias buildup via their energy policy..or lack thereof.???

sbark on August 15, 2008 at 8:21 AM

I think we have a new/old candidate for the axis of evil.

Jaibones on August 15, 2008 at 8:25 AM

the conflict in South Ossetia was part of a plot by Dick Cheney, the Vice-President, to stop Barack Obama being elected president of the United States.


So it’s Cheney’s fault this time…and not Bush’s?

becki51758 on August 15, 2008 at 6:42 AM

And nothing from Rove? Come on, Rove’s got to be involved somehow.

Bigfoot on August 15, 2008 at 8:31 AM

People really believe we control the world, don’t they?

ballz2wallz on August 15, 2008 at 8:33 AM

Bigfoot on August 15, 2008 at 8:31 AM

I thought you were dead. lol ;)

becki51758 on August 15, 2008 at 8:40 AM

We and many other nations see through this deceit. We understand that the seditious tactics of the so-called colour revolutions are a real threat to international law and the source of global legal nihilism.”Vasili Lickhachev, a former Russian Ambassador to the EU.

LOL. Lickhachev used only one verb to cover both clauses. Hence, he admits that Georgia’s defense is a real threat to the source of global legal nihilism, that nihilism being his Russia’s aggression.

Katya, a middle-aged Muscovite. “But we have learnt since that the West has its own propaganda and in some ways it is more powerful because people believe it.”
[Imitating] CNN and BBC World Service, a Russian official said, “We have learnt from Western TV how to simplify the narrative.”

Katya, my dear, welcome to the world of media mouth memory. We have all partaken of the tree of knowledge between good and evil. No media outlet offering the fruit of the tree of life is anything more than an evil lie. As though every power broker doesn’t have its own agenda, whether Communist, Fascist, Capitalist, GLOBALIST. Besides, “Katya” is merely the fabricated face speaking the line that the media wanted to promote.

Just look at the propaganda that Rasmussen is pushing most recently here in America: pro-DNC election results AND pro-fascist “Fairness Doctrine” support by popular choice in America. Media is media, propaganda is propaganda. It requires critical thought to see through the message; and that is exactly why the populations have been drugged into submissive stupors, the chemicals permanently altering the brain so much more easily than the troubles of performing lobotomies upon the discontents. Thank you taxpayer funded and LEGISLATED public education system revised by the Marxists in America circa 1960.

Of the Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey, its demographic crosstabs are not published for open public reference.

With the Congress expected to stay firmly under Democratic control[not if there’s the anti-Nancy accounting that Rasmussen won’t mention, let alone survey], the responses of those who plan to vote for the party’s presidential candidate Barack Obama versus his Republican opponent John McCain suggest what direction the Fairness Doctrine debate is likely to take in the coming year. [In Fairness Doctrine words, then, the only voice that speaks and the only voice heard is the official DNC/Marxist voice.] Fifty-eight percent (58%) of likely Obama voters believe [in Marx] the government should make all radio and TV stations offer equal amounts of conservative and liberal commentary, as opposed to 40% of potential McCain voters who feel that way. [First, “potential” McCain voters vs. “likely” Obama voters? Potential means nothing. Back to the doctrine, these “potential” voters must be Hillary rebels to have anything but abject revulsion for the Fascistic “Fairness Doctrine” set into place by the damned Progressive Democrat Socialists who anesthetized the blue-dog democrat party.] But 63% of McCain voters and 53% of Obama voters reject similar regulation of web sites and bloggers.

Put simply, those who trust that the title describes the content would from ignorance support the concept of playing fair and square that they presume to be “the fairness doctrine.” Just as simply, those who have read the legislation with that title and have studied the source and the practical consequences of that legislation reject the Fairness Doctrine outright for infringement upon free trade, free speech, and the pursuit of happiness. We oppose the Fairness Doctrine because it impugns our Constitution and our Rights. We denounce the Fairness Doctrine for its attempt to enslave our minds via Big Brother and Nanny Evil Stepmother fascism.

It’s one thing to see through propaganda. It’s quite another to be taxed and confined to mental and physical slavery with no recourse from the source of that propaganda, the growing American Fascist Corporate Government gone global.

McCain is “maverick” against conservatives, as his record already shows he supports the “Fairness Doctrine” as though that’s what bi-partisanship requires. The GOP must tie McCain down NOW to denouncing the Fairness Doctrine for the convoluted mess that it weighs to drown free speech and free thought. McCain must commit complete support for freedom in order to give us the rope we’ll need to keep him from obliterating our Constitution.

So it seems.

maverick muse on August 15, 2008 at 8:45 AM

I thought you were dead. lol ;)

becki51758 on August 15, 2008 at 8:40 AM

Not only am I alive, but I’ve found a new home in the blogosphere. I have joined And Rightly So. Thus far, though, I’ve created only one post, a self-introduction, so it will be a while before I have much of a post-portfolio. But there’s plenty of stuff to read from Raven (the boss) and Duncan.

Bigfoot on August 15, 2008 at 8:59 AM

Congats on your new home…but now those bigfoot hunters will know where to find you.

becki51758 on August 15, 2008 at 9:28 AM

It’s an interesting proposition but,

How does a conflict in Georgia benefit McCain?

Sometimes, what someone doesn’t say, is more telling than what they do say.

From my point of view, the Russians have told on Obonzo.

And, from the first weak, pansy-ass response by Obonzo, he told on himself.

The Russians would LUV to have him, to slap around.

franksalterego on August 15, 2008 at 9:29 AM