Can we know the truth?

Part 35 - AUGUST 6, 1988
‘’Aegis is just one of many flawed weapons the United States is buying, weapons often unsuited to a real combat environment.’’ - Denny Smith, US Representative and Vietnam War veteran

News leaked about the Navy’s internal investigation of the destruction of an Iranian passenger jet by the Aegis cruiser Vincennes last month have already created some embarrassment for the administration.

By Dr. Ludwig de Braeckeleer - Saturday, August 9, 2008 - Full Story

Justice is Way Too Slow

Whether you are the victim, or the loved one of a victim of assault, burglary, theft, arson, rape, murder, or the illegal actions of government, deep in your heart you ache for immediate justice, either by your own hand or by the legal application of the law.  And while the pain of the event still fills your soul with deep, gut-wrenching emotion, you want that justice to be swift.

By Ron Ewart - Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story

Can Obama End the “Age of Oil”?

Barack Obama says the U.S. must “end the age of oil in our time,” with “real results by the end of my first term in office.”

By Dennis Avery - Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story

In the Name of…

by KLMT
The day of the Olympics has arrived.  A time when we all globally come together to celebrate the striving of the human spirit to obtain that glorious laurel wreath and a moment to don the metal medallion of regalia.

By Guest Column - Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story

Georgia’s Banquet for a Russia’s Table

Russia has made its first move to invade a former USSR Republic sending over 50 tanks and fighter jets into Georgia and bombing a Georgian city.

By Daniel Greenfield - Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story

Homeschoolers Win Landmark Case

In a 3-0 decision the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District reversed its earlier ruling which would have required homeschoolers to be certified teachers in order to homeschool in California. “This is a great victory for homeschool freedom,” said Michael Farris, one of the team of attorneys who argued the case before the court and Chairman of HSLDA.

By Christian Newswire - Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story

“It’s a Mad House! A Mad House!”

Like its Iranian-Syrian overlords, the extent to which Hezbollah strives to deceive the West through the Islamist principle of taqiyya, and the extent to which the West buys into this deception knows no bounds.

By W. Thomas Smith Jr. - Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story

From a Beach in Hawaii: Obama Promises to Help Governor Perdue Fight Russians in Georgia

- Satire -
Who said that Barack Obama is aloof and insufficiently informed to participate as a leader in world emergencies?

By John Lillpop - Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story

Philippine govt warns Muslim rebels to leave occupied villages

MANILA (AFP) - The Philippine government has given Muslim separatist rebels 24 hours to vacate occupied villages in the south or risk being thrown out by the military, officials warned Thursday.

By Guest Column - Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story

War in the Caucasus: Russia and Georgia

imageThe Russian Federation and the republic of Georgia have gone to war over the breakaway Georgian province of South Ossetia. Russian Su-24 (NATO Name: FENCER) aircraft have bombed Georgia, killing civilians. Georgia claims it shot down four of the Russian bombers. Viedo media is showing scenes of massed rocket artillery firing offensive volleys.

By Sean Osborne - Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story

Invasion USA:  High-Tech Security Visas Sold on Mexican Black Market

United States immigration and State Department officials fear that their newly developed, high-tech visas are being sold on the Mexican black market.

By Jim Kouri - Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story

Democrat Rep. Gutierrez Calls ICE Agents “Gestapo”

Adopting the rhetoric of the radical left, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) explicitly compared the actions of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency to those of Nazi Germany’s most infamous secret police force, the Gestapo.

By Jim Kouri - Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story

PETA Ad Comparing Bus Beheading To Livestock Slaughter Is A Warmed-Over Retread From 1991

Washington, DC—It’s official: PETA has run out of original ideas. The group’s controversial Canadian ad comparing the Greyhound bus murder of Tim McLean to the routine slaughter of livestock is nothing new. It was first seen back in 1991 in the United States, following the cannabalistic serial murders of Jeffrey Dahmer.

By Guest Column - Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story

Democrats Winter Soldier Returns

That which is old, is new again…

By JB Williams - Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story

Canada to block U.S. beheading protesters

OTTAWA, Aug. 8 (UPI)—A U.S. Christian sect planning to protest the Canadian funeral of a man beheaded on a Greyhound bus will be turned back at the border, officials said.
The Winnipeg Free Press reported Public Safety Minister Stockwell Day ordered border guards to deny access to members of the fundamentalist Westboro Baptist Church, based in Topeka, Kan. The group announced plans to picket the funeral of 22-year-old Tim McLean on Saturday in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

By Guest Column - Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story

US Administration cautious on Airbus inquiry

Part 33 – AUGUST 4, 1988
‘’The news report has proved what we have said until now and in my speech to the Security Council. The United States has full responsibility in this matter.’’—Ali Akbar Velayati, Foreign Minister of Iran

The Reagan Administration reacted cautiously today to a news report that a military investigation would show that mistakes by the crew aboard an American warship in the Persian Gulf were responsible for the downing of an Iranian airbus a month ago.

By Dr. Ludwig de Braeckeleer - Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story

National Post: ‘You’ll Miss’ The Old Media When Its Gone

Jonathan Kay of the National Post (Canada) is sure that we’ll miss the old media when its gone. So sure he wrote a paean to how great the media is… and he missed the target by a wide margin on every point he made. Unfortunately, he took a good point and made a mockery of the truth of the matter with his wrongheaded reasoning.

By Warner Todd Huston - Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story

Voter Fraud: Without It, Democrats Cannot Win!

 
Satire

With the election less than 90 days away and John McCain showing no reliable signs of a disabling injury or worse, Barack Obama and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) have decided to use a campaign strategy that has served Democrat candidates well in the past.

 

By John Lillpop - Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story

Ontario to ban cell phones in cars- what took so long?

Ontario Transportation Minister Jim Bradley announced last weekend that the Liberal government plans to introduce legislation to ban drivers from using cell phones and other electronic devices such as Blackberries and even GPS units. With a majority government and an ineffective opposition, the proposed legislation has no chance of failing.

By Arthur Weinreb - Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story

Obama and Odinga: The True Story

imageThe mainstream media has justified ignoring this story based on a “conspiracy theory” chain email (politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/465) making the rounds from some African missionaries. Politifact.com examined the email—which claims Obama gave $1MM to Odinga’s campaign—and declared it “a pants on fire”. 

However, the underlying (more important issues) are verifiably true. In August and September 2006, Senator Barack Obama traveled to South Africa, Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Chad and Kenya as a congressional delegation of one (Codel Obama) (“Codel Obama” The Hill 9/7/2006)  While in Kenya, Obama consistently appeared at the side of fellow Luo Raila Odinga (“your agent for change’), who was running for President. (“Senator Rebukes Kenya’s Corruption” Chicago Sun Times 8/29/2006) Because of his African heritage, Obama was treated as a virtual “Head of State” in Kenya While campaigning with Odinga, Obama was openly critical of governmental corruption under President Mibaki –usually a fair, if undiplomatic, criticism from an objective observer.

By Guest Column Paula Abeles- Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story