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Congressman Kelly Goes To Washington
Just a rousing five-minute speech from Congressman Mike Kelly (R Pa) about the cost of excessive regulation, followed by a standing ovation from the House and cheers of U-S-A. If you ask me, it's a helluva lot better than what we've been seeing from The uh World's uhh Greatest uhhh Orator.

Posted by: Matt || 07/29/2012 09:42 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [420 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Our country is being strangled and suffocated by a slowly (or maybe not so slowly) by a bloated, growing bureacracy. Our greatest danger may not be from foreign terrorists but from our own out-of-control government.

I enjoyed Congressman Kelly's rant. He is spot on.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/29/2012 9:59 Comments || Top||

#2  A righteous rant worthy of the Burg. We need 234 more like him in the house and 60 in the Senate. But I ain't holdin' my breath.
Posted by: PBMcL || 07/29/2012 12:34 Comments || Top||

#3  Excellent!
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/29/2012 12:51 Comments || Top||

#4  The U.S version of Nigel Farage?
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 07/29/2012 12:58 Comments || Top||

#5  And likely to be just as effective.
Posted by: Pappy || 07/29/2012 14:42 Comments || Top||

#6  Yeah, That's what needs to be heard. It beats Bohnner crying and giving in all the time. We need people who say NO to Washington DC, or we need NO people in Washington DC. This ends now.
Posted by: newc || 07/29/2012 21:58 Comments || Top||

Site Offers $50k For Clip Of Obama Honoring Radical
[Jerusalem Post] US Breitbart News offers reward for video of 2003 speech honoring controversial Paleostinian-American academic, Rashid Khalidi.
Even dead he continues doing the vetting the mainstream media refuses to do.
This is a great idea, and one we could extend to obtaining other information about Champ. Somewhere in the bowels of the Registrar's office at Columbia is a bored work-study student with access to certain records...
The US Internet news portal, Breitbart News is offering a $50,000 reward to anyone who can provide the videotape of a 2003 dinner honoring a radical Paleostinian American academic attended by then Illinois state senator Barack Obama
Why can't I just eat my waffle?...
During the 2008 presidential campaign, The Los Angeles Times reported that Obama attended a farewell dinner for his longtime friend Rashid Khalidi. Khalidi reportedly served as the director of the PLO's WAFA news agency in Beirut during the 1970s. At that time, the PLO was one of the most active terrorist organizations in the world.

The 2003 dinner was a tribute to Khalidi on the eve of his departure from the faculty of the University of Chicago. Khalidi left the university for Columbia University
...contributed $547,852 to the 2008 Obama campaign. Is there a reason universities are among the top financiers of political campaigns? And where do they get all that money they piss away buying politicians?
in New York City where he was appointed to serve as the Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies and the director of Columbia's Middle East Institute.

Obama has acknowledged a close, long-term friendship between his family and the Khalidi family. Khalidi and his wife Mona, who served as the editor of the PLO's English news service in Beirut from 1976-1982, hosted a fundraiser for Obama's failed Congressional campaign in 2000.

According to the Times report, at the 2003 dinner, Khalidi told his Paleostinian American guests to support Obama's 2004 bid for the US Senate. According to the report Khalidi said, "You will not have a better senator under any circumstances."

During Obama's tenure as a director on the board of the Woods Fund of Chicago, the charitable group donated $75,000 to Khalidi's Arab American Action Network.

The Times article notes the virulently anti-Israel discussion that took place at the 2003 Khalidi dinner. Among other things, a Paleostinian read a poem accusing Israel's government of terrorism and sharply criticizing US support for Israel. The speaker reportedly threatened Israel saying that if Paleostinian interests are not secured, "then you [Israel] will never see a day of peace."

Another speaker called Israeli residents of Judea and Samaria "Zionist settlers on the West Bank," and likened them to the late Osama bin Laden
... who is currently warming his feet by the fire with Hitler and Himmler...
The report claimed that Obama struck "a different tone...and called for finding common ground," but provided no direct citations of his speech to that effect.

The event was videotaped and the Times reported that it had a copy of the video.

Due to the incendiary nature of the anti-Israel rhetoric expressed at the dinner and the longstanding friendship and mutual professional support between the Obamas and the Khalidis, the Times report generated widespread public interest, particularly among opponents of Obama's 2008 presidential run. The Times was asked repeatedly to release the videotape of the event.

Despite the obvious public interest in the film, the newspaper repeatedly refused to honor those requests. Four years after its initial publication, interest in the dinner still runs strong.

In light of the continued relevance of the story, Breitbart News has announced its decision to offer $50,000 to anyone who will provide the videotape of the dinner. The $50,000 reward is contingent on Breitbart News being able to obtain independent authentication of the video recording, as well as verification that the video recording contains Obama's complete remarks at the event.

Explaining the initiative, Breitbart News editor in chief Joel Pollak told the Jerusalem Post, "The Khalidi tape may be crucial to understanding Barack Obama's policy of confrontation and isolation towards Israel. The Los Angeles Times refused to provide a full account of what was on the video, and other media failed to question that decision or to search for the facts themselves."

"It is essential that the American people see the video for themselves -- not just to understand the past but to make an informed decision about the next four years. It is well past time that we vetted Barack Obama -- and the mainstream media."
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/29/2012 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [667 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Some revealing background data from Martin Kramer, Wexler-Fromer Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

Posted by: Besoeker || 07/29/2012 7:15 Comments || Top||

#2  Fotos referred to above.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/29/2012 7:16 Comments || Top||

#3  WARNING! If you think the First Lady is not attractive now, I urge you to avert your eyes when viewing Besoeker's fotos.
Posted by: Bobby || 07/29/2012 8:33 Comments || Top||

#4  Rashid was at Columbia and then Chicago? He was chummy with PlO's Yassar Arafat (who recieved the Nobel Peace Prize)? He lived in Obama's Chicago neighborhood and helped kick off his run for Prez? I see a Bill Ayers-like pattern here.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/29/2012 10:46 Comments || Top||

#5  I'm sure he was just another guy in the neighborhood JohnQC.

Nothing to worry about.

Posted by: CrazyFool || 07/29/2012 13:05 Comments || Top||

#6  I'm sure he was just another guy in the neighborhood JohnQC.

Wasn't it the Khalidis who sometimes watched the Obama girls? Was it not at their kitchen table that the second memoir was written... And was it not from Professor Khalidi himself that our beloved president learnt all he needed to know about the tragedy of the Palestinians at the hands of those whiny juices?
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/29/2012 13:28 Comments || Top||

#7  WARNING! If you think the First Lady is not attractive now...

Oh, my! No wonder he's on the down low.
Posted by: Secret Asian Man || 07/29/2012 15:32 Comments || Top||

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