Monthly Archives: March 2009

Workers Take Caterpillar Bosses Hostage In France!

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March 31, 2009

We assume that in France, taking your boss hostage is not a fireable offense. PARIS, France (CNN) — Hundreds of French workers, angry about proposed layoffs at a Caterpillar office, were holding executives of the company hostage Tuesday, a spokesman for the workers said. It is at least the third time this month that...

Dear Pakistan (And VP Biden), How Are Those Negotiations With Moderate Taliban Going?

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March 31, 2009

Will any of the geniuses who believe we can negotiate with “moderate” elements of the Taliban take any lesson from Pakistan’s efforts to run that script? Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. said Tuesday that 70 percent of the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan are essentially mercenaries who possibly could be negotiated with instead...

Was Wagoner Fired Or Did He Quit?

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March 31, 2009
Was Wagoner Fired Or Did He Quit?

Instapundit makes the following comment regarding the departure of Rick Wagoner from GM: And Rick Wagoner was fired not because he did a bad job, but because Obama wanted to look tough. Is that the kind of management that will get us out of this problem? What if Wagoner wasn’t fired at all. What...

Man Tired Of Being Treated Like Human Sardine Tries To Escape His Captors

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March 30, 2009

It is surprising that this does not happen more often. Robert McDonald, of Glasgow, was charged Monday with reckless endangerment and criminal tampering for opening an emergency exit hatch as the plane waited out an hours-long delay due to bad weather, prosecutors said. Flight attendants stopped him from fully opening the door and activating...

Federal Tax Dollars Buying FLOWERS In Chicago! (UPDATED And Bumped)

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March 30, 2009
Federal Tax Dollars Buying FLOWERS In Chicago! (UPDATED And Bumped)

In the olden days, residents of Chicago were the only ones who paid for the beautiful flowers that line Michigan Avenue on what is known as the “Magnificent Mile.” Now, thanks to the National Socialist bailouts, every American taxpayer gets to pay for tulips courtesy of Bank of America: April 1—May 31, 2009 Tulips...

At Least One Of These Guys Should Go To Jail

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March 30, 2009

This video doesn’t offer much in the way of context, but based on what is on tape, at least one of the guys in red shirts should go to jail. At the end of the video, is the overweight (obese?) ex-employee holding a pen, or smoking a cigarette? That habit ain’t cheap....

Fascism Watch: All Of Your Warrantee Are Belong To Us

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March 30, 2009
Fascism Watch: All Of Your Warrantee Are Belong To Us

If this headline from Drudge doesn’t scream corporate statism, nothing does: ‘Starting today, the United States government will stand behind your warrantee’… Still don’t get it? This link from Drudge Potato Al tries to explain it: Strict government control over businesses is the essence of Fascism, or more precisely, Mussolini-style corporatism. As Mussolini said,...

Quote Of The Day

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March 30, 2009

JAMES LILEKS: Maybe I’m old-school, but “President fires CEO” looks as wrong as “Pope fires Missile.” // Share|

Hypocrisy At Notre Dame And MSM

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March 30, 2009

These two items are not related except for the astounding level of hypocrisy to be found in each story. The first episode involves the Notre Dame kerfuffle you’ve probably already heard of, over the traditional invite extended to the newly elected President of the United States, in this case Barack Hussein Obama. There are...

Tribune Company Carries Water For Louis Farrakhan

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March 29, 2009

Chicago Breaking News is running a post that unquestioningly carries Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan’s call for peace in Chicago’s murder soaked communities. Rev. Louis Farrakhan of The Nation of Islam attended services today at the Greater Institutional Methodist Episcopal Church in Chicago prior to his speech on stopping neighborhood violence. Farrakhan spoke...

Senate Votes to Allow ACORN Funding in Youth Brigades Bill

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March 29, 2009
Senate Votes to Allow ACORN Funding in Youth Brigades Bill

Just when you thought this Leftist bill could not be any more disturbing… The Senate just voted to allow ACORN funding in the Youth Brigades Bill. We’ve seen these youth brigades before. The Senate on Friday killed an amendment that would exclude funding for ACORN in Obama’s Youth Brigades bill (53-43). The Senate bill...

Afraid To Answer Real Questions?

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March 29, 2009

If Progressive Socialists are so secure in the righteousness of their plans to radically reshape of our society, why do they go such extremes to make sure that they do not face any tough questions? Or do they simply feel that President Obama is not up to the task of answering direct questions form...

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