Day of Islam
Paul L. Williams
Prometheus Books, 2007
The left is notorious for its queasiness about national security. It’s as if it’s afraid to bring the issue up for fear that hawks will use it as a license to wage even more war. Let sleeping dogs lie, progressives think, as they rattle on about diplomacy to the exclusion of a rational discussion about the use of force.
Another area they tend to steer clear of for fear of encouraging the right’s worst tendencies is illegal immigration. But that only compounds the problem that begins with their neglect of defense. Turns out a component of national security is nested within illegal immigration, like drugs in the gut of a mule. Continue reading →
Howie Klein has an interesting take on Ron Paul and the GOP over at Down with Tyranny, noting the antipathy between the Paul and McCain camps and wondering how much this is going to hurt the Republicans in November.
He also notes that Paul is pulling back from the Prez race to concentrate on securing his Congressional seat against a primary challenge from an unapologetic Bushie named Chris Peden. Peden’s website does little to defend him against allegations that he’s an inbred semi-literate fuckwit in need of a good editor, and contains a variety of intriguing notions.
My name is Chris Peden. I’m a Pro-Family, Pro-Life Christian conservative who believes in free markets and individual responsibility.
I’m running for Congress because it’s clear that our traditional values need a proven conservative voice in Washington, D.C. In essence, we need Republicans to vote like Republicans again.
Saturday morning cartoons aren’t what they used to be, are they? And I don’t mean that in your typical I-walked-six-miles-to-school-every-day fashion, either. Once upon a time toons made some very different assumptions about their audience. I mean, how many Saturday morning shows these days play on opera?
Let’s begin this morning’s entertainment with a smattering of high culture, as Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd perform Wagner.