Monthly Archives: July 2010

“Accessory to 9/11” – the Other(‘s) 9/11 Truth

J-Bone wrote: CKM, You wrote above, “US policy WAS an accessory to the crime of 9/11, in the way Rauf meant it . . . .” Can you elaborate? What was the “way that Rauf meant it”? I have not

Posted in International Relations, Politics, Religion, US History, War

Note on “9/11 Trutherism”

One conservative political goal seems to be to make acknowledgment of any U.S. co-responsibility for 9/11, of any even potential validity in Binladenist justifications for war, as inadmissible as “Trutherism” – which latter, informatively, stands as a classic “repressive de-sublimation,”

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“Cordoba”: A comment for Karl at HotAir

Karl, “History” via Pajamas Media/Raymond Ibrahim and “history” as the rest of the world knows it are not always the same thing. The famous description of Cordoba as “the brilliant ornament of the world” was applied by a visitor from

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The Horror, The Horror

In a Facebook post entitled “Journey into the Media’s Heart of Darkness,” Sarah Palin writes of a “dark and demented conspiracy,” but no evidence of such a conspiracy appears in the material she references – 15 pages of e-mail exchanges

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All in favor of thought control…

…say, “Howard!” …[T]here is a line—a very thin line—that art cannot or at least should not cross. And Shepard Fairey’s art in this case crosses that line. Art can and should stir passions. It should never incite or excuse violence.

Posted in Art, Politics

Van Jones vs Hot Air

Hehe … Van Jones you are admitted Communist and Truther. Nuff Said bro. HondaV65 on July 25, 2010 at 9:08 AM As of this writing, there are 35 comments on the HotAir headline thread referring to Van Jones’ NY Times

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Andy McCarthy was inspired to put up three posts at The Corner today.  Two focused on the usual guilt by association maneuvers and one-sided ideological attacks on Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf and the, ahem, Lower Manhattan cultural center controversy. We’ve

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Bleeding Heart Conservatives

This is not an issue of religious tolerance but of common moral sense. To build a mosque at Ground Zero is a stab in the heart of the families of the innocent victims of those horrific attacks. Sarah Palin likes

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East is West and West is East and Never the Met Are Twain (light posting)

[amazon-product]0393333566[/amazon-product]…when, a few months ago now, something about the “Ground Zero Mosque” controversy made me think of William Blake’s The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, I thought I was just reaching for a convenient allusion… especially regarding Islam I was

Posted in Books, History, Pets, Politics, Religion

How to make money: James M Buchanan on completing the American Revolution

Economist James M. Buchanan – born: 1919, Nobel Prize: 1986 – should not be called upon or expected to enter the political trenches, to simplify or pretty things up for the masses or for striving politicians, nor to construct elaborately

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