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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Liberals Outwardly Align with Genghis Khan

There may not be greater evidence that liberalism is a cult. To some degree, its eco-wacko contingent is now looking like the one led by the notorious Jim Jones - a suicidal one. The Mother Nature Network is actually pointing to Genghis Khan as a hero of the Green movement. Why? Because he reduced mankind's carbon footprint by killing so many of them. The one person this may pose a problem for is Massachusetts Senator John Kerry (D), who in 1971 invoked the name Genghis Khan by likening him to our troops serving in Vietnam. Using this new narrative, Kerry appears to be in quite the conundrum.

Via MNN:
Genghis Khan's Mongol invasion in the 13th and 14th centuries was so vast that it may have been the first instance in history of a single culture causing man-made climate change, according to new research out of the Carnegie Institution's Department of Global Ecology, reports

Unlike modern day climate change, however, the Mongol invasion actually cooled the planet, effectively scrubbing around 700 million tons of carbon from the atmosphere.

So how exactly did Genghis Khan, one of history's cruelest conquerors, earn such a glowing environmental report card? The reality may be a bit difficult for today's environmentalists to stomach, but Khan did it the same way he built his empire — with a high body count.
Maybe it's time to get John Kerry's take on this latest narrative from the left.

h/t Fox Nation

Video: Frances Fox Piven Answers Glenn Beck

This is further evidence that Glenn Beck is onto something - when the people he warns about are captured in their own words, saying anti-American things. In this case, it's Frances Fox Piven, who along with her husband in 1966, authored a paper that encouraged people to take down governments by flooding welfare rolls. The consequence would be the opportunity to implement new, socialist governments. To learn more about that paper, click HERE.

Recently, Piven has been captured in a series of audio and video recordings in which she advocates the same thing on a much grander scale, including calls for violent protests. It apparently got to the point that she felt she had to publicly defend herself. What better venue for her to do so than MSNBC.

Here is 4 minutes of lies followed by almost 30 seconds at the end when Piven goes speechless in mid-sentence. It's possible she was about to say something incriminating and didn't know how to spin it. In any case, it was very bizarre. That moment starts at the 4:08 mark.

Via The Blaze:

Socialist in Congress Tries to Put Leash on Darrell Issa

For the last two years, Edolphus Towns (D-NY) was the Chairman of the House Oversight Committee on Government Reform. During that time, ranking Republican Darrell Issa attempted on multiple occasions to get him to launch investigations into some very shady activities inside the Obama administration. Towns did not budge. After the elections, Issa became the Chairman and has expressed plans to use his leadership position to issue subpoenas.

Elijah Cummings (D-MD), a registered member of the Socialist Caucus is is the new ranking member of the Committee and is attempting to block Issa's efforts. Cummings replaced Towns as the Democrats' leader of the Committee when Towns stepped aside after the election.

Via the Daily Caller:
Rep. Elijah Cummings, the combative foil to top GOP oversight official Rep. Darrell Issa, is making his first significant power move to cut Issa down to size, demanding authority to stop Issa from issuing congressional subpoenas “unilaterally.”

In a Jan. 24 letter, Cummings claims Issa vowed to him privately to aggressively use his subpoena power “more expansively” than past oversight committee chairmen. Congressional subpoena power gives Issa almost unlimited authority to demand documents and compel testimony from the Obama administration.

Now, Cummings is pushing to give Democrats input on which subpoenas Issa issues and force a committee vote on any he disagrees with.
Issa's office also put forth an explanation for why they believe Towns is out and Cummings is in:
“Rep. Cummings obtained this position by convincing his caucus that he would be a better obstructionist than Chairman Towns or his more senior colleague, Carolyn Maloney. Since assuming the position as Ranking Member, it is evident that obstruction is the only agenda Mr. Cummings in interested in pursuing. Ultimately, the fellow Democratic members of the Committee will have to judge for themselves if they are comfortable with following his path of unilateral obstructionism,” said a spokesman for Issa.

A source close to the committee also denied a key Cummings charge, that Issa had said he would not allow a vote on any subpoenas.

Since Republicans hold a majority on the committee, the proposal by Cummings would not likely give Democrats power to block any subpoenas, but would instead give Cummings and his fellow Democrats another venue to attack Issa on his oversight moves.
In light of the fact that socialists are known liars, I have no doubt that Issa's office is telling the truth when asserting that Cummings was never told there would be no votes on subpoenas.

It's what socialists do.

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