Civilian National Security Force?

Saturday, November 1, 2008 \PM\.\Sat\.

Senator Obama has called for a Civilian National Security Force.

Hmmm.  Considering we already have the US military, the state National Guards, and police to protect us, just what would be the role of the C.N.S.F.?

At any rate I am confident that it would not have the same role as the civilian army in another country that used to march while singing this tune.

Why am I confident of this?

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Obama 2012

Saturday, November 1, 2008 \PM\.\Sat\.

While we haven’t quite wrapped up the 2008 election yet, something which escapes the notice of much of the media, the New York Post helpfully has a look back from 2012 on Obama’s term in office.  I hope it remains a piece of fiction.


Video: Senator Obama Praising Jeremiah Wright

Saturday, November 1, 2008 \PM\.\Sat\.

Kerry Picket of NewsBusters posted a 1995 video of Barack Obama talking about his book, “Dreams From My Father”.  In it Senator Obama says of Reverend Jeremiah, “wonderful man” and “the best of what the black church has to offer“.  In the video excerpt Senator Obama gives high praise and further positive commentary to the bigot Reverend Jeremiah Wright.

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Very Modern

Saturday, November 1, 2008 \AM\.\Sat\.

Something for the weekend.  From the Pirates of Penzance by Gilbert and Sullivan.  The song a Modern Major General was intended as a lampoon of Queen Victoria’s best general Garnet Wolseley.  Wolseley found the song amusing and would often sing it for friends.