Unbelievable: Despite Employee Rejection, Germans Still Pushing Unions in Volkswagen Plant

February 21, 2014 | Filed Under Business, Capitalism, Constitution, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, Elections, Europe, Free Trade, Germany, Government, Liberals, Progressives, Tennessee, UAW, Unions, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

It is a cultural difference that could end up backfiring, but Volkswagen officials at the Tennessee auto plant are still pledging that they will try to help unions invade the plant even though workers voted not to join a union.

Last week American workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tennessee auto plant voted not to join the United Auto Workers (UAW) union–the one group most responsible for the utter destruction of Detroit.

But Volkswagen, a German company, simply can’t understand why its American workers wouldn’t want to join a union and are still pushing employees to give the UAW a chance.
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Obama Imports ‘Advisor’ From Socialist Europe to Push Obamacare

February 4, 2014 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Budget, Democrats/Leftists, Entitlements, Ethics, Europe, Germany, Government, Government Corruption, Health, Liberals, Obamacare, President, Progressives, Socialism, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Now Obama is importing big government advocates from Europe to help him push Obamacare on Americans.

Obama is importing Germany’s former health minister, Daniel Bahr, to help push the President’s failed Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. He is also joining the extremist, left-wing think tank, the Center for American Progress (CAP).

Bahr lost his government job in Germany last September when his party couldn’t muster enough votes to stay in power. He was quoted as telling his fellow Germans that he’d “find something” to do.

Apparently pushing big government boondoggles on Americans was the “something.”
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In Obama Era, Number of Americans on Disability Exceeds Entire Population of Greece

December 5, 2013 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Budget, Business, Capitalism, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, Entitlements, Ethics, Europe, Government Corruption, Greece, Jobs, Liberals, Policy, President, Progressives, Regulation, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Obama claimed that he wanted to “fundamentally transform America” as he got ready to take the White House in 2008. Five years later, we see what he means. We now have more Americans in the depths of poverty, more Americans on welfare, and more Americans taking food stamps than ever. And now we discover that more Americans are on disability payments than the entire population of many foreign countries!

CNSNews reports that a record of nearly 11 million Americans are taking disability payments now in the age of Obama, more than the entire population of Greece. Currently a record 10,982,920 Americans are on disability, the report says. The population of Greece, though, is only 10,772,967 citizens!

Greece became well known during the spring and summer of 2013 as the most fiscally devastated nation in Europe and it looks like Obama is trying to turn the United States into a Greece=like nation, too, but one that would be a far bigger economic disaster to the world.
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Louisiana Dem. Senator Landrieu ‘Embarrassed’ to Travel in Europe Because Americans Lack Health Insurance

August 19, 2013 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Budget, Business, Democrats/Leftists, Elections, Ethics, Europe, Government, Health, Liberals, Louisiana, Obamacare, Progressives, Senate, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Louisiana’s Democrat Senator Mary Landrieu is embarrassed by America. So embarrassed that she can’t travel in Europe because some Americans lack health insurance. Naturally, many Americans would be happy to donate to a fund to give Landrieu a one-way ticket to her choice of European countries.

Landrieu was speaking at the Legis-Gator luncheon hosted by the Chamber Southwest Louisiana on August 16 when she made the remarks.

She first said that she was quite proud of her vote for Obama’s take over of America’s healthcare system. “If I had to vote for the bill again, I would vote for it tomorrow,” she said.

She went on to announce her embarrassment over America. “It’s embarrassing to me to go to places like France and Spain … and their workers all manage to have health insurance that can’t be taken away.”

Landrieu is up for re-election in 2014.

The news report then notes,
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D-Day Anniversary VIDEO: Remembering D-Day With Ike and Reagan

June 6, 2013 | Filed Under Europe, France, Germany, President, Ronald Reagan, Warner Todd Huston, WWII | Comments Off


If you are not redirected automatically, follow this link to D-Day Anniversary VIDEO: Remembering D-Day With Ike and Reagan

-By Paul Kengor

[Ed note: I posted this last year and it still gets a lot of traffic so on this anniversary of D-Day, I thought I’d post it again. In fact, I’ll post it every D-Day anniversary…]

For me, Memorial Day happens twice within a week. The first, the official holiday at the end of May, is quickly reinforced a week later, every June 6: D-Day.

Of all the wartime anniversaries, none strike me quite like D-Day — the invasion of Normandy, the liberation of France, the final push to defeat Nazi Germany. It was June 6, 1944, a date that sticks like December 7, like July 4, like September 11. The mix of extreme sorrow and triumph has been unforgettably replicated on film by Steven Spielberg in the stunning opening of Saving Private Ryan.

What must it have been like to be among those first waves at the beaches? Indescribable, simply indescribable.
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Wikipedia’s Top Hits: In America, George W. Bush’s Entry Most Controversial

June 5, 2013 | Filed Under Bible, Catholicism, Christianity, Computers, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Europe, France, George W. Bush, Germany, Inernet, Islam, Jews, Judaism, Koran, Liberals, PCism, Progressives, Religion, Society/Culture, Technology, Warner Todd Huston, Western Civilization, Wikileaks | 1 Comment

-By Warner Todd Huston

A new study of the most controversial entries on Wikipedia, the crowd sourced, online encyclopedia, shows that in the English language entry the most fought over is the biography of George W. Bush.

The authors of The most controversial topics in Wikipedia, a study that looked at the most controversial pages by language group, finds some topics stir passions in all cultures–such as matters of religion, God, Jesus, and Muhammad–while others are dependent on more localized matters–such as ages old ethnic conflicts and local politics.

The study looked at the pages that are fought over the most by constant behind the scenes editing by users. The most debated pages undergo what the study terms “edit wars,” which is the back and forth of “reverts,” the action of undoing what another editor added. The goal of the study was to find what subjects were most controversial by language, but also to see what topics straddled cultures.

Maybe unsurprisingly, in the English language Wiki, which is visited most heavily in the United States, the bio of George W. Bush still elicits hot controversy. Bush’s entry appears at the very top among the top ten most edited pages in English. Anarchism comes in second and Muhammad third.
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Green Movement Founder Opposes Wind Turbines in His Backyard

February 7, 2013 | Filed Under Britain, Budget, Business, Democrats/Leftists, Elections, Electric, Energy, Europe, Government, Jobs, Liberals, Nuclear Power, Progressives, Solar, Warner Todd Huston | 1 Comment

-By Warner Todd Huston

One of the world’s premiere environmentalists, credited as a founder of the green movement, is fighting plans to erect wind turbines in his own village.

Professor James Lovelock, 93, is renowned for having created the “Gaia Theory” and becoming one of the World’s earliest and most active modern environmentalists. He is also known for predicting global warming and saying that by the year 2100 warming would kill off four fifths of the world’s population.

Lovelock has, however, has lately come at odds to the movement he helped foster angering the environmental movement by becoming a recent advocate of nuclear power and for opposing wind energy.
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Multiple Sex Scandals Force New BBC Chief to Resign, A New York Times Connection

November 11, 2012 | Filed Under BBC, Britain, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, Europe, Journalism, Liberals, Media, Media Bias, Progressives, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

It’s been a bad year for Britain’s state owned broadcaster, the BBC. First came revelations that Jimmy Savile, one of the Beeb’s most famous and flamboyant past personalities, had spent decades sexually abusing teen girls, but now the broadcast network’s new director has been forced to resign over a wholly separate story based on an un-sourced and ultimately false claim that a British Lord had similarly abused children years ago.

George Entwistle was the man pegged to take over for retiring BBC chief Mark Thompson who only a short time ago left England for America to become the newest CEO of The New York Times. Now, Entwistle, who was in charge of the BBC for less than two months, has had to resign over a program that falsely accused a former British politician of abusing children back in the 1970s and 80s.

This new scandal just adds to the BBC’s woes. In September the BBC was rocked by an investigation revealing that BBC star Jimmy Savile had committed the sexual abuse of up to 10 women, at least one of which was a 14-year-old at the time. This news shocked the British Isles as Savile was a beloved BBC radio disc jockey, media personality, TV star, and charity fundraiser. His flamboyant exploits had been watched by several generations of Brits until his death in 2011.
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Actor Will Smith Loves Taxes, But NOT French Taxes

August 9, 2012 | Filed Under Budget, Communism, Democracy, Democrats/Leftists, Entertainment, Ethics, Europe, France, Liberals, Movies, Senate, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Back in May Actor Will Smith recently appeared on a TV show in France when the subject of taxes was brought up. Smith piously proclaimed how he loves taxes because he wants to help his country. But then he was told how much new French President Francois Hollande wants to levy on France and, well, suddenly taxes weren’t so great as far as Smith was concerned.

You see, President Hollande has proposed that anyone that makes over a million Euros should pay a tax rate of 75%. This made Will Smith practically choke.

Will Smith: I have no issue with paying taxes and whatever needs to be done for my country to grow. I believe very firmly that my ability to sit here—I’m a black man who didn’t go to college, yet I get to travel around the world and sell my movies, and I believe very firmly that America is the only place on Earth that I could exist. So I will pay anything that I need to pay to keep my country growing. . . .

Interviewer: Do you know how much in France you would have to pay on earnings above one million euros [under new French President Francois Hollande’s proposal]? Not 30%. 75%.

Smith: I… not 30, 75?! Yeah, that’s different, that’s different. Yeah, 75. Well, you know, God bless America.

Smith’s reaction is priceless, really. He was all about paying his fair share until the socialist French decided that his fair share should be 75%!

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Advocates Want Contraceptives Services Pushed Even if Real Healthcare is Cut

July 11, 2012 | Filed Under Abortion, Anti-Americanism, Britain, Budget, Contraception, Democrats/Leftists, Europe, Liberals, Planned Parenthood, Taxes, UN, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

The 2012 London Summit on Family Planning, to be held on July 11, is intended to “mobilize global policy” to assure that 120 million women and girls are afforded family planning, contraceptives and other information. Sponsors of the event want more money put to these services for poor women around the world. But it seems likely funding this new program will take money away from actual healthcare services already offered, especially in a day when economies are failing worldwide.

Claiming, “It has been proven that family planning saves lives, improves health, strengthens communities, and stimulates economic growth,” the London Summit intends to get its funding from the international community in any way it can.

One thing seems certain, it is painfully obvious that these people think of pregnancy as an affliction, something that needs to be stamped out. Also interesting is the focus on the poor in a eugenics-like push to eliminate the lower classes of peoples by encouraging fewer pregnancies.
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Ooops: NATO Video Says Chicago is ‘Capital of Illinois’

May 3, 2012 | Filed Under Barack Obama, Chicago, Democrats/Leftists, EU, Europe, Liberals, NATO, President, Warner Todd Huston | 1 Comment

-By Warner Todd Huston

Obama must not have been paying too much attention to what his folks at NATO have been doing as they prepare for the summit coming up on May 20, 21 in Chicago because the new video touting the gathering has a few whoppers included. Namely that Chicago is the capital of Illinois (it isn’t) and is “the city he grew up in” (he didn’t).

As the mellifluous tones of the European accented, female narrator begins, we see images of the shining City of Big Shoulders, The City That Works, the legendary Windy City, the, uh, Capital of Illinois? That’s what we are told…
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Looking to the Dollar, Gold, and “Mutti” to Save the World

December 14, 2011 | Filed Under Alan Caruba, Banks, Barack Obama, Budget, Capitalism, Congress, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, Ethics, Europe, Foreign Countries, France, Germany, Liberals, Taxes | Comments Off

-By Alan Caruba

The most formidable couple in the world during the 1980s was Ronald Reagan and British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Thatcher, a conservative and a woman of iron will, must be looking across the Channel with some amusement to see how her German counterpart, Chancellor Angela Merkel, is literally the only person keeping the European economy from collapsing and, it must be said, taking England and America with it.

The cover article of this week’s Business Week noted that “Merkel is the daughter of a Lutheran pastor. She won a PhD for a thesis on quantum chemistry…though childless, she is known as Mutti, for Mother.” Born in the post-war years, “Merkel’s worldview reflects the German desire for stability. Chaos plagued the German-speaking people long before there was a German nation…Later the hyperinflation of the 1920s and Depression of the 1930s, both of which undermined the middle-class, gave rise to Nazism.”

Plainly said, Angela Merkel is showing the rest of the world why Keynesian economics doesn’t work; that governments with huge “entitlement” programs and a tendency to throw vast amounts of money at their problems invite disaster. If Europe does not plunge into chaos, it will be because she refused to bail it out with the deutschmark.

Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve is moving billions to Europe to ease its lending crisis.
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Thanksgiving Story: Why There Are No Communist Pilgrims

November 24, 2011 | Filed Under Capitalism, Communism, Europe, Founders, History, Holiday, Liberals, Nanny State, Socialism, Thanksgiving, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

With as Euroized as Democrats and their supporters in our miseducation establishment have become these days, one shouldn’t be surprised to learn that one of the important lessons of Plymouth Colony — popularly known as the Pilgrims — is practically unknown in our schools today. We are all familiar with the bountiful Thanksgiving meal shared between the Pilgrims and the Indians, but less well known is how the Pilgrims turned away from their experiment in the communist-styled social policy upon which they built their fledgling, New World colony.

That’s right, the Pilgrims repudiated communism in 1623. No wonder the principles of communism never got a foothold here until recently when the Democrat Party began to shift away from American principles and toward the more socialistic ideas of Europe’s social democrats.

You see, when the emigres from England via Holland got to the New World and they established their new colony, Governor William Bradford and his fellow leaders decided to follow what they thought was the ideal Christian society. It was a version of the later communist ideal of “from each according to his ability to each according to his need.
It certainly seemed like a good idea, right? The whole of the colony would work for the benefit of the whole of the denizens therein. What could be more selfless? What could be more equitable and, well, Christian?
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Kiss the European Union Goodbye

October 24, 2011 | Filed Under Alan Caruba, Budget, Business, Capitalism, EU, Europe, Foreign Countries, Jobs, Taxes | Comments Off

-By Alan Caruba

In Paris on October 15th, a group of finance ministers and central bankers known as the G20, representing major nations, gave the European Union until October 23red to find an answer to the financial crisises that are tearing apart the EU and its monetary structure.

Don’t hold your breath. If not now, at least in the foreseeable future, the EU will collapse for the oldest reason, national sovereignty and national self-interest.

If you visit Wikipedia and enter “European Wars,” it will kick out a list that’s several pages long in small print starting with the Trojan Wars, 1193-1184 BC. The Romans conquered everyone for a while. The Spanish tried to invade England. For a while Napoleon was invading everyone. There were the hundred year wars, thirty year wars, and wars for the hell of it. Suffice to say the Europeans have a long record of going to war with one another.
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Western Unrest and the Failure of Social Engineering

August 19, 2011 | Filed Under Britain, Budget, Cities, Communism, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Ethics, EU, Europe, Frank Salvato, Government, Liberals, Nanny State, Socialism, Taxes | Comments Off

-By Frank Salvato

While the world mainstream media is focused on the unrest that has plagued Great Britain, they are delinquent in reporting on societal unrest elsewhere in the Western world. In Chile, tens of thousands of students staged violent protests, demanding changes in government-funded public education. In Philadelphia, a rash of “flash mob” incidents has forced that city’s mayor to impose curfews for teenagers in several neighborhoods. And in Milwaukee, authorities are investigating a string of mob-like actions involving large groups of predominantly black teenagers near the Wisconsin State Fair, leading one City Alderman to attributing the violence as a sign of “deteriorating African American culture in our city.”

In all of these instances – from London to Milwaukee, Santiago to Philadelphia, one common factor exists: Young people, who have been endowed with a falsely elevated sense of self-esteem, are narcissistically demanding more from a grossly over-extended government entitlement system instituted by Progressives to create a dependent populace. Why would anyone want to create such an unstable and dangerous societal atmosphere? Power.

In its detailed examination of Progressivism,, states:
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U.K. Riots: What Liberalism Has Wrought

August 11, 2011 | Filed Under Britain, Communism, Democrats/Leftists, Europe, Foreign Countries, Government, Liberals, Socialism, The Law, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Britain is burning.

It will be here soon enough, the rampaging bands of useless youths coursing through England destroying property and looting stores as they go. Why will it be here? Because our liberal elites look to Britain as the model for where we should go and are actively attempting to force us down that destructive, immoral path.

For several nights, now, the ignorant, selfish, half-wild, cretins that the British call their children have been waging war with common decency. They have been looting the nation’s soul. And why? Because liberals have mollycoddled them, given them free stuff, allowed them to exist in a world without rules or consequences.

British columnist Max Hastings explained it best in his Wednesday column:
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Shame On Obama’s Ambassador to the U.K.

July 6, 2011 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Britain, Democrats/Leftists, Europe, Liberals, President, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

The political hack that Obama sent to be our ambassador to the United Kingdom has shown himself to be just that, a useless, inexpert, political hack. This hack didn’t bother to attend a large dinner given to celebrate the life and work of an American president, embarrassing Americans and British alike.

Last weekend, to celebrate the special relationship that was built between the U.S. and the Brits, a wonderful statue of Ronald Reagan was unveiled in Grosvenor Square, London. Later that night a dinner was held to top off the celebration of the unveiling.

As it happens Ambassador Susman skipped the dinner celebration causing tongues to wag on both sides of the Atlantic.
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The Story of Stars and Stripes Honor Flight – Documentary Trailer

May 30, 2011 | Filed Under Europe, France, Germany, History, Memorial Day, Warner Todd Huston, WWII | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Freethink Media brings us a teaser for their film, “Honor Flight” which will be out this coming November. The film depicts the efforts of to help as many WWII Vets to get to Washington D.C. to see the WWII memorial as possible — at no cost to the vets — before it is to late.

We are losing thousands of these veterans ever year and time is fast running out for The Greatest Generation. They are about to pass into history forever.

If you’d like to donate to help shuttle these living heroes to D.C., do contact them and do so. They could use all the help you can give them.

Here is the Facebook page.
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The Middle East Mess

May 2, 2011 | Filed Under Afghanistan, Alan Caruba, Anti-Americanism, Democrats/Leftists, Europe, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Liberals, Libya, Military, President, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam | Comments Off

-By Alan Caruba

Anyone such as myself who lived through the long years of the Vietnam quagmire knows that the United States is repeating the same errors in the Middle East that we did with that nation. We seem incapable of recognizing a civil war when we see one and incapable of not inserting ourselves in the midst of it.

I speak specifically of Libya and the inchoate decisions and measures taken by the Obama administration. To suggest that the present White House and State Department have a Middle East “policy” is to vastly overstate and misunderstand their ignorance of that region of the world and the forces at work within it.

The United States has been militarily involved in Afghanistan since 2001, shortly after 9/11. What should have been a short sortie to inflict punishment on the al Qaeda and the Taliban has turned into a classic “quagmire”. The invasion of Iraq in 2003 reflects this as well.
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Earth Day and Environmental Insanity

April 22, 2011 | Filed Under Africa, Alan Caruba, Anti-Americanism, Budget, Cap and Trade, Climate Change, Coal, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, Energy, Environment, EU, Europe, Islamofascism, Japan, Liberals, Nuclear Power, Oil, PCism, Science, Society/Culture, Taxes, Terrorism, UN, Western Civilization | Comments Off

-By Alan Caruba

Anyone who has been paying any attention to the environmental movement has got to have concluded it is insane.

  • While the United States stands poised on defaulting on its ever-growing debt — the highest in the nation’s history;
  • While wars and insurrections are waged in the Middle East, across northern Africa, and in the Ivory Coast;
  • While Japan struggles to deal with a major earthquake and nuclear plant meltdown;
  • While Islam wages terrorism worldwide, and
  • While European nations attempt to deal with their own financial crisis, the environmentalists — Greens — engage in the most absurd frauds and nonsense since the Dark Ages.

In news from the United Nations — a misnomer if ever there was one — Bolivia is proposing a UN treaty that will give “Mother Earth” the same rights as accorded to human beings. It has just passed a domestic law that grants these rights to bugs, trees, and all other natural things in its own country.

According to the Bolivian proposal, humans have sought to “dominate and exploit” the Earth in ways that threaten the “well-being and existence of many beings” such as malaria-bearing mosquitoes, lice and ticks that spread disease, trees that provide timber for shelter and countless other uses, venomous snakes, and every other creature upon which we depend for food—beef, chickens, and fish, to name just three.
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Journalist in France Convicted for Anti-Muslim Hate Speech

March 5, 2011 | Filed Under Censorship, EU, Europe, France, Islamofascism, Liberals, Media, PCism, Selwyn Duke, Society/Culture, Western Civilization | Comments Off

-By Selwyn Duke

We’ve heard a lot about Geert Wilders, the Dutch parliamentarian whose warnings about Muslim influence in his nation place him in the crosshairs of the powers-that-be. But while the tow-headed modern-day Templar has thus far dodged the hangman on Truth-speech charges, another intrepid defender of Western civilization has not been so lucky. And we haven’t heard much about him.

He is French journalist Eric Zemmour, and he was just convicted this week of “inciting racism.” Writes The New American’s R. Cort Kirkwood:

Zemmour’s “controversial” remarks included his observation that most drug dealers in France were black or Arab, and that employers “have the right” to deny employment to those two groups of people.
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Multicultural Suicide

February 25, 2011 | Filed Under Alan Caruba, Britain, Democrats/Leftists, EU, Europe, Liberals, Mexico, Nanny State | Comments Off

-By Alan Caruba

In his famed poem, Mending Wall, the American poet, Robert Frost chided the rock wall that he and his neighbor would mend each spring, replacing fallen rocks. “He is all pine and I am apple orchard. My apple trees will never get across and eat the cones under his pines, I tell him. He only says, ‘Good fences make good neighbors.’

You can see the Great Wall of China from outer space. It is an astonishing piece of work

Begun in the fifth century B.C. and added to by later dynasties, it succeeded in defending China from invasions by northern tribes. In 1600, it helped the Ming dynasty defend against the Manchu, but when the gates at Shanhaiguan were opened in 1644 by a dissident Ming border general, the Manchus quickly seized Beijing and that was the end of the Ming dynasty.
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British Police Afraid of Local Kids, Soon to Come to the USA?

February 2, 2011 | Filed Under Britain, Children, Communism, Crime, Democrats/Leftists, Europe, France, Islam, Liberals, PCism, Police, Regulation, Religion, Socialism, Society/Culture, Warner Todd Huston, Western Civilization | 1 Comment

-By Warner Todd Huston

A British police chief has prohibited his own officers from patrolling a local park after dark because he and his fellows are afraid of the punks and trouble makers that infest the place at night. Thanks to a self-destructive and blind obeisance to PCism Britain has truly become an asylum run by the inmates. But this disease of PCism is one that left-wingers in America dearly want to emulate. Will the USA soon find police afraid of their own shadows, too?

Police Inspector Andy Sullivan told a meeting of the Wisbech, Cambridgeshire Town Council that he was not going to allow his officers to enter the park after 8PM because it is too dark. “The place has no lighting and it is still, in effect, a building site. I am not going to put my staff – police officers or PCSOs – into an area where they can’t see what is going on,” he said.
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(Video) Proof That British Students are Morons

December 14, 2010 | Filed Under Britain, Budget, Children, Communism, Europe, Liberals, Socialism, Taxes, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Last week thousands of coddled British students rioted because the British government decided that its children would have to… gasp… earn their own way through college. No longer would these petulant brats be given a free ride through higher education says the government. And these punks are not very happy about it.

Well, one dimwitted 15-year-old child took to a mic at the so-called “Coalition of Resistance National Conference” held in Camden on November 27, 2010. Oh, this child was aghast over the government’s evil ways, he was exercised about his supposed rights, and outraged over how shabbily he and his generation is being treated. In fact, with all his passion, you’d have thought he and his ilk had been really mistreated, held back, oppressed even. But what was really at issue was that he was going to be expected to actually earn his own way through college.

This dimwitted child revealed his inability to think clearly in a public place. He certainly exemplified that old saying, “don’t just stand there allowing people to think you’re stupid, speak up and prove that you are.”

Take a look at how absurd this child is…

I mean, really. This little boy stands there boldly claiming that he and his generation aren’t just going to sit there and “take whatever the government threw at them.” This moron doesn’t get that his logical disconnect is replete with stupidity. Of COURSE he’s going to sit there and take what the government is giving them. That is the whole point of his petulant blather. He WANTS government to give him free stuff.
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When a Journalist Hasn’t a Clue About the Constitution

September 29, 2010 | Filed Under Anti-Americanism, Britain, Conservatives, Constitution, Declaration of Independence, Democrats/Leftists, EU, Europe, Government, History, Journalism, Liberals, Media, Media Bias, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

The Constitution of the United States of America. Journalist Mary Dejevsky wrote about it, but she sure hasn’t the first clue about what it does, what it means, or why American politics seem to have gone awry. She did get some things correct in her article in Britain’s Independent newspaper but over all she proved that she neither understands, nor even has a general feel for the greatest governing document ever written by man.

Further Mary Dejevsky reveals herself to be a typical left-winger that not only doesn’t “get” the USA but actively hates her and wants her destroyed and replaced with a pale copy of any particular European nation. In this she differs little from the goals of the current Democrat Party and she certainly represents a typical journalist.

One of the things the Independent’s Washington correspondent got right, though, was contained in the subhead, a pull quote from further down in the article. “The ignorance, bickering and sheer incompetence the present system fosters in a new administration is not worthy of a world power in the modern age.” Couldn’t agree more.
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Movie Review: Newt Gingrich’s America At Risk

September 16, 2010 | Filed Under 9/11, Afghanistan, Air Force, Anti-Americanism, Anti-Semitism, Army, Barack Obama, Chemical Weapons, Christianity, Coast Guard, Democrats/Leftists, Egypt, Europe, Foreign Countries, Guantanamo Bay, Hamas, Hezbollah, History, Iran, Iraq, Islam, Islamofascism, Israel, Jews, Judaism, Lebanon, Liberals, Marines, Military, Movies, National Guard, Navy, Newt Gingrich, Nuclear Bomb, Pakistan, Palestinians, Patriotism, Religion, Saudi Arabia, Security/Safety, Taliban, Terrorism, Turkey, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

In Washington D.C. on Sept. 12 I attended the star studded premiere of the new film America at Risk: The War With No Name, featuring Newt and Callista Gingrich and a dozen well respected experts on the subject of the War on Terror. The event was held at the Newseum, a block or so from the National Mall.

America At Risk clearly reveals the dangers that radical Islam still presents to American security and safety. We are still at war with radical Islam and it is a war we are at best treading water on and at worst actually losing. The biggest problem, according to the film, is our current president. Obama refuses even to recognize that we are at war and is constantly undermining our past efforts and leaving us open for future attack.

In fact, the movie makes a strong case that the U.S.A. doesn’t even have a serious global strategy to fight radical Islam and that the only reason we haven’t had a new major attack is because we’ve been lucky more than we’ve been good at preventing them. The film says that it isn’t a matter of “if” we get hit again, but when.
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9/11… NEVER Forget

September 11, 2010 | Filed Under 9/11, Afghanistan, Australia, Britain, Canada, Europe, Foreign Countries, France, Germany, History, Iraq, Islam, Islamofascism, Taliban, Terrorism, Warner Todd Huston, Western Civilization | Comments Off

This morning, as we begin to observe the terrible day of September 11, 2001, let us not fall into mere rote actions and unthinking memorial. We cannot forget that this is not some long past, historical situation that we can comfortably relegate to remembrance on a single day of the year, the rest of our days to go on as if it is but a distant memory. We must keep at the forefront of our minds that we are still in extent danger of another 9/11 at any time and it is only because of the hard and dangerous work that our men and women in uniform are doing every single day that keeps the next towering inferno from our TV screens. The inhuman enemy that caused those Towers to fall, those planes to tumble from the sky, are still out there planning anew. 9/11 is fresh still. Let us remember with a keen pang of loss and rage lest we complacently imagine we are back to a 9/10 world when we are not.

Let us now take a moment to remember those innocents who lost their lives so unexpectedly ad illegitimately that day. And let us thank the many thousands of our first responders who risked it all by jumping immediately to give aid to their fellows.

Let us also pause to remember the many men and women of our armed forces who have lost their precious lives fighting this evil connected to those that perpetrated 9/11 on this peace-loving nation of ours. May their dear sacrifice not be in vain.

Finally, let us also remember those of other nations that lost their lives as they stood boldly beside us in the pursuit of the end of this evil. Those British citizens, Canadians, Australians, Germans, French, Afghan, Iraqi, all those stalwart friends who stood beside us yelling “no more,” and demanding that radical Islam be caged.

9/11 is in our hearts and minds and we say with a unified voice, never again.

Even The Brits Realize Pensions Are Too High

August 16, 2010 | Filed Under Britain, Budget, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, Europe, Free Trade, Government, Liberals, Pensions, Public Employees Unions, Taxes, Unions, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

Long ago the British stopped being a capitalist country and adopted instead a quasi-socialist system. But even they are beginning to realize that people cannot retire at 65 (or even younger) and live in luxury for another 20 or so years afterward all on the public dime. This month the Cameron government took another small and politically difficult step toward addressing the mounting pension crisis in England.

News of the newest fix to the British pension system is being sold to the public by the media as an alarming “25% cut in benefits” for pensioners. But the fact is that these pensions were too high for a long time and this new scheme was inevitable due to the falling number of workers, the rising number of retirees, and the longer life spans that retirees now enjoy — a situation nearly every western nation is confronting.
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Did Turkey Bomb Kurds With Chemical Weapons in 2009?

August 14, 2010 | Filed Under Chemical Weapons, Christianity, EU, Europe, Foreign Countries, Islam, Islamofascism, Jews, Religion, Terrorism, Turkey, Warner Todd Huston, Western Civilization | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

News is just beginning to eek out that Turkey might have used chemical weapons to kill some Kurdish activists a year ago in the Kurdish area of southeastern Turkey. If this is true it could severely complicate relations between the EU and Turkey, an applicant for EU membership.

Germany’s largest magazine, Der Spiegel, is reporting that German officials have received photos of eight members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) all of whom were killed by Turkish military forces in 2009.

A German photo fraud expert pronounced the photos authentic after assessing them since March. A forensics report confirming that the photos are of people killed by chemical agents has also been reported.
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Obamacare Will Kill Medical Technology

May 4, 2010 | Filed Under Barack Obama, Britain, Budget, Business, Communism, Congress, Democrats/Leftists, Economy/Finances, Europe, Free Trade, Government, Health, Liberals, Medicine, President, Socialism, Taxes, Technology, Warner Todd Huston | Comments Off

-By Warner Todd Huston

In 2008 Patrick Swayze was treated with an advanced medical tool called a “CyberKnife.” It helped add months to his life as he tried to beat the cancer that was consuming him. But, Swayze wasn’t the only American with the good fortune to have this highly advanced medical technology available to him. In fact, there are 100 such machines across the United States. From California, to Minnesota, to Illinois and Washington D.C. Americans currently have the luxury of these wonderful new devices.

Sadly, Britons are not so lucky. There are two CyberKnife machines in the Britain, but they aren’t going to do anyone in the country’s socialist healthcare system any good because despite how successful these machines are British authorities won’t allow them to be used on patients.

Despite that the Mount Vernon cancer hospital in London is part of the National Health Services, despite that they spent £3m to purchase the machine, and quite despite the praise the machines receive in the U.S. and throughout the world, British NHS authorities won’t let NHS doctors use the machine on their patients.
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