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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Video: Latest Epic Nigel Farage Rant (Member of European Parliament)

This latest rant from MEP Nigel Farage appears to have been instigated by Spain's bailout. More specifically, another member's insistence that the bailout is proof of success is what caused Farage to have a righteous meltdown.

Quote of note: "The Euro Titanic Has Now Hit The Iceberg"

Via Zero Hedge:

h/t Free Republic

Indicator conservative bloggers are winning: We're under Joe Scarborough's skin

What set the liberal Joe Scarborough off in this rant was the notion that conservative bloggers think Jeb Bush  is a RINO after learning that Jeb said Reagan 'would have a hard time' in today's Republican Party because of the demands of its conservative base and its alleged unwillingness to compromise with the other side.

Of course, lost on folks like Jeb Bush is that the Democratic Party of today is far, far left of the Democratic Party of Reagan's time and the Republican Party - until the rise of the Tea Party - had gone much further left as well. We now know that Barack Obama lied about being a registered member of a Socialist Party (New Party).

As for compromise, perhaps someone should direct Jeb to the first two years of the Obama administration. Does the $787 Billion Stimulus or Obamacare ring a bell?

Anyway, here is Scarborough taking his liberal indignation up a notch, ripping conservative bloggers and telling anyone who thinks Jeb is a RINO to 'shut the hell up.' Lost on Scarborough is the fact that unlike him, we conservative bloggers aren't beholden to MSNBC Brass the propaganda arm of the Obama administration and don't sit next to a far left socialist (Mika) for several hours every day.

Before you watch the clip, keep this quote in mind (often attributed to Ghandi but origin unknown):
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they ridicule you, then you win.
Take heart, conservative bloggers. Joe Scarborough is in the ridicule stage. You're almost there.

Video: Holder grilled by Lindsey Graham at Senate Committee Hearing

There seems to be a very interesting dynamic developing among members of Congress. First, there appears to be more outrage over the national security leaks that Democratic pollster Pat Caddell says rather emphatically came from National Security Advisor Tom Donilon than over Fast and Furious. This is very likely because the leaks have some prominent Democrats like Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) outraged where support for the Fast and Furious investigation is still largely partisan. Second, at least on the Republican side of the aisle, these leaks seem to have compounded what anger did exist over the botched gun walking program previously.

Senator John Cornyn provided one example of this at the June 12th Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing, when he referenced both and concluded - to Holder's face - that the Attorney General should 'resign.'

Senator Lindsey Graham provided another example. While Graham referenced Fast and Furious, he did so in the scope of a larger argument about the leaks. In particular, what has the Senator from South Carolina's dander up here is who Holder appointed to investigate the leaks - two Justice Department Attorneys. Graham wants someone a bit more independent. He also makes very sound arguments while making reference to two scandals that took place under the Bush Administration - Valerie Plame and Jack Abramoff.

Holder has literally no coherent response to the inconsistencies pointed out by Graham when it came to Democratic insistence that independent counsel be provided under the previous administration but not here, with national security leaks that potentially border on treason.

One of the arguments from those who have a big problem with these leaks is that people have died - and will continue to die - as a result. That does sound a bit like Fast and Furious, does it not? Hundreds of Mexicans have been killed already and more will, which Holder himself has admitted, as long as F&F guns are out there. Another similarity is Holder's insistence that the DOJ Inspector General conduct the investigation into Fast and Furious. That investigation coverup has been going on for well over a year and a half.

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