Friday, September 29, 2006

More on the 9-11 conspiracy shitheads

Assholes on the Loose

Second day in a row I'm flacking for Screw Loose Change. I get such a kick out of the nutjobs they watch for us, I can't help it. Today they pointed out an article in Rolling Stone by Matt Taibbi.

I'm guessing that Mr. Taibbi would have trouble agreeing on anything politically, but Jesus did he put the wood to the conspiracy kooks.

Just imagine how this planning session between Bush, Rummy and Cheney must have gone:

BUSH: So, what's the plan again?

CHENEY: Well, we need to invade Iraq and Afghanistan. So what we've decided to do is crash a whole bunch of remote-controlled planes into Wall Street and the Pentagon, say they're real hijacked commercial planes, and blame it on the towelheads; then we'll just blow up the buildings ourselves to make sure they actually fall down.

RUMSFELD: Right! And we'll make sure that some of the hijackers are agents of Saddam Hussein! That way we'll have no problem getting the public to buy the invasion.

CHENEY: No, Dick, we won't.

RUMSFELD: We won't?

CHENEY: No, that's too obvious. We'll make the hijackers Al Qaeda and then just imply a connection to Iraq.

RUMSFELD: But if we're just making up the whole thing, why not just put Saddam's fingerprints on the attack?

CHENEY: (sighing) It just has to be this way, Dick. Ups the ante, as it were. This way, we're not insulated if things go wrong in Iraq. Gives us incentive to get the invasion right the first time around.

BUSH: I'm a total idiot who can barely read, so I'll buy that. But I've got a question. Why do we need to crash planes into the Towers at all? Since everyone knows terrorists already tried to blow up that building complex from the ground up once, why don't we just blow it up like we plan to anyway, and blame the bombs on the terrorists?

RUMSFELD: Mr. President, you don't understand. It's much better to sneak into the buildings ourselves in the days before the attacks, plant the bombs and then make it look like it was exploding planes that brought the buildings down. That way, we involve more people in the plot, stand a much greater chance of being exposed and needlessly complicate everything!

CHENEY: Of course, just toppling the Twin Towers will never be enough. No one would give us the war mandate we need if we just blow up the Towers. Clearly, we also need to shoot a missile at a small corner of the Pentagon to create a mightily underpublicized additional symbol of international terrorism -- and then, obviously, we need to fake a plane crash in the middle of fucking nowhere in rural Pennsylvania.

RUMSFELD: Yeah, it goes without saying that the level of public outrage will not be sufficient without that crash in the middle of fucking nowhere.

CHENEY: And the Pentagon crash -- we'll have to do it in broad daylight and say it was a plane, even though it'll really be a cruise missile.

BUSH: Wait, why do we have to use a missile?

CHENEY: Because it's much easier to shoot a missile and say it was a plane. It's not easy to steer a real passenger plane into the Pentagon. Planes are hard to come by.

BUSH: But aren't we using two planes for the Twin Towers?

CHENEY: Mr. President, you're missing the point. With the Pentagon, we use a missile, and say it was a plane.

BUSH: Right, but I'm saying, why don't we just use a plane and say it was a plane? We'll be doing that with the Twin Towers, right?

CHENEY: Right, but in this case, we use a missile. (Throws hands up in frustration) Don, can you help me out here?

RUMSFELD: Mr. President, in Washington, we use a missile because it's sneakier that way. Using an actual plane would be too obvious, even though we'll be doing just that in New York.


RUMSFELD: The other good thing about saying that it was a passenger jet is that that way, we have to invent a few hundred fictional victims and account for a nonexistent missing crew and plane. It's always better when you leave more cover story to invent, more legwork to do and more possible holes to investigate. Doubt, legwork and possible exposure -- you can't pull off any good conspiracy without them.

BUSH: You guys are brilliant! Because if there's one thing about Americans -- they won't let a president go to war without a damn good reason. How could we ever get the media, the corporate world and our military to endorse an invasion of a secular Iraqi state unless we faked an attack against New York at the hands of a bunch of Saudi religious radicals? Why, they'd never buy it. Look at how hard it was to get us into Vietnam, Iraq the last time, Kosovo?

CHENEY: Like pulling teeth!

RUMSFELD: Well, I'm sold on the idea. Let's call the Joint Chiefs, the FAA, the New York and Washington, D.C., fire departments, Rudy Giuliani, all three networks, the families of a thousand fictional airline victims, MI5, the FBI, FEMA, the NYPD, Larry Eagleburger, Osama bin Laden, Noam Chomsky and the fifty thousand other people we'll need to pull this off. There isn't a moment to lose!

BUSH: Don't forget to call all of those Wall Street hotshots who donated $100 million to our last campaign. They'll be thrilled to know that we'll be targeting them for execution as part of our thousand-tentacled modern-day bonehead Reichstag scheme! After all, if we're going to make martyrs -- why not make them out of our campaign paymasters? Shit, didn't the Merrill Lynch guys say they needed a refurbishing in their New York offices?

RUMSFELD: Oh, they'll get a refurbishing, all right. Just in time for the "Big Wedding"!

ALL THREE: (cackling) Mwah-hah-hah!

You get the idea. None of this stuff makes any sense at all. If you just need an excuse to assume authoritarian powers, why fake a plane crash in Shanksville? What the hell does that accomplish? If you're using bombs, why fake a hijacking, why use remote-control planes? If the entire government apparatus is in on the scam, then why bother going to all this murderous trouble at all -- only to go to war a year later with a country no one even bothered to falsely blame for the attacks? You won't see any of this explored in 9/11 Truth lore, because the "conspiracy" they're describing is impossible everywhere outside a Zucker brothers movie -- unbelievably stupid in its conception, pointlessly baroque and excessive in its particulars, but flawless in its execution, with no concrete evidence left behind and tens of thousands keeping their roles a secret forever.

Go read the rest. It's funny except that so many people really think that way.

Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Jesse MacBeth - Truther

Reminiscent of Jesse (or Jessie) MacBeth. Once again it's from a "brave truth teller." Meet Lauro Chavez.

I originally saw this on Screw Loose Change, a great place for keeping track of the crazier among us. Then in trying to find stuff on the original butthole Ranger, I found this piece by a Milblog I hadn't seen previously.

Yes! Hot Air is on the story.

Sunday, September 24, 2006

Bill Clinton's interview and his speech

Honestly.... does ANYONE remember ANYONE bitching that he was too obsessed with Bin Laden?

Wasn't Bin Laden offered to America in 1996 by Sudan, Bill? How hard were you trying then? Let's take a listen.

Shit. Bill. You mean. You were offered him but didn't have a legal reason to hold him? Did McCain tell you about his treatment in Vietnam or something? What do you mean you pled with the Saudis to take him? Why...? Why didn't you just take him, have him killed and say you didn't? Oh... that's right... you wouldn't want to lie.

Sis Toljah has makes a great observation

The America Bashing 9-11 Memorial

By now most everyone has heard about the Phoenix 9-11 memorial that got hijacked by those who hate America. Apparently a newspaper picked up on the story. It's kind of a funny piece. Here are the two funny lines.
"She said all the inscriptions were found factual by an Arizona State University history professor. "
Oh... a history professor found all of the inscriptions to be factual. Well, then.

One inscription states, “You don’t win battles of terrorism with more battles.”

Friday, September 22, 2006

How to reply to annoying emails

You know the kind. I got this today from a friend of mine.

Subject line: Why Dogs Hate Halloween

With pictures attached.

Etc.... etc....

Simply hit reply to all and send a picture of your own.

You quickly get taken off the list for such crap.

Thursday, September 21, 2006

Broad Strata

OSLO (Reuters) - Norwegian police on Tuesday arrested four men suspected of firing shots at an Oslo synagogue last weekend, the national news agency NTB reported.

The four, aged between 20 and 30, were suspected of having fired at least 10 shots at the synagogue in central Oslo with an automatic weapon, or of having taken part in the incident.

"The four men have different ethnic backgrounds,"

Who here wants to take bets on what their "different ethnic backgrounds" are? I'm guessing they come from the same "broad strata" of society that those plotters of the Toronto bombing did. I'm guessing they come from such diverse backgrounds such as, Egyptian, Saudi, Kuwait, maybe Syrian.

***** Update *****

Not quite related, but it is.

Six youths were arrested by Barnet police this week in connection with a vicious anti-Semitic attack on a 12-year-old girl, that left her unconscious with a fractured eye socket.

Go read Countercolumn's comments on this.
The perps, of course, are remarkably free of identifiable ethnic or national origin - as Jew-hating sociopaths always are when they get written up in the media.

9/11 Conspiracy whackjobs rebutted

A couple of days ago Rob at Say Anything put up a video that rebuts the assholes who made the stupid movie, Loose Change. I went back to look at it again but Google didn't have it any longer, or at least not in the same spot (clearly a Zionist plot).

I wanted to be able to find it again when there was something I wanted to see, so I decided to make a link to it here. If you haven't seen this video take the time and watch it. It's long, like three hours long, but it takes quite a bit of time to thoroughly knock down all the lies, obfuscations, misrepresentations and errors in Loose Change. The video is really well done, the film makers play the original piece of shit and stop it occasionally to show how what is being said is wrong.

38,000 Bronze Stars

I read Sharkman Six last night, really good book BTW. Owen West has a great sense of humor and does some really interesting character development. In the book the main character makes the observation that most people in America couldn't name a single soldier fighting in the war he was writing about under the rank of four-stars.

I was thinking about that last night. I keep up with the war more than most people and I'm not sure how many I could name. What's most disturbing to me is that when I was trying to think of names, the first one that came to mind was Lyndie England.

Thankfully the second I came up with was Chuck Zigenfuss (Chuck and Carren, I'm sorry if I butchered the spelling), then I started thinking of those I knew personally who are there. But the larger point is one that Free Frank Warner made a couple of weeks ago and INDC Journal brought to my attention today. There have been 38,000 Bronze Stars issued in OIF. I wonder how many heroes from this war your average American can name.

I had trouble coming up with their names and I've written about them. Why was I able to come up with Lyndie England's name and not
Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. Smith, who was killed April 4, 2003, just as Baghdad was liberated. Sgt. Smith jumped atop an Armored Personnel Carrier and machine-gunned at least 20 of the 100 Iraqi Republican Guard troops who were closing in on about three dozen of his fellow soldiers near Baghdad’s airport. So far, Smith is the only soldier whose Iraq service has been recognized with a Medal of Honor.
Another hero is Army medic Pfc. Stephen Tschiderer, who on June 2, 2005, in Baghdad was shot in the chest, got back up, chased and captured the sniper who shot him. When Tschiderer discovered the sniper was wounded, he gave him first aid.
Do yourself a favor and go read about a few more of these guys either at INDC Journal or at Free Frank Warner. For a more exhaustive list, see Blackfive's list of "People you should know."

Marlboro Gold

Thank God we have the U.S. Department of Justice out there looking out for us. This will really make a lot of people shrug and keep calling them the same thing.

From the London Times:
America's big cigarette makers must stop describing their products as "low tar," "light," "ultra light" or "mild," according to the decision of a long-running legal battle with the US Government - but they will not have to pay billions of dollars on campaigns to stop people smoking.
I honestly don't know what people are thinking this is going to accomplish... Oh wait, I do. From
It is critical that all Floridians who believe they may have a claim contact an attorney handling these tobacco cases promptly. The window of time for the filing of the individual lawsuits will close in 2007. Our firm is able to quickly ask the important, qualifying questions and, if warranted, obtain the relevant medical records for a more detailed evaluation.

Strange Pictures

I don't really have anything to say about these fellas. Just got them in an email from a friend of mine today. I totally want that Tron costume for bringing my boy trick or treating this year.

Friday, September 15, 2006

I sort of admire him too.

A few questions

Ok, I read this story and I still can't wrap my mind around it. I might have to become pen pals with this guy to get some answers.

First the gist of it.

A man who authorities say threw hot grease on his housemate has been sentenced to 20 to 40 years in prison.

Donovan A. Blunt, 21, pleaded no contest to one count of unlawfully possessing a harmful device causing injury and one count of assault with intent to commit great bodily harm. A no contest plea in Michigan is not an admission of guilt but is treated as such for sentencing purposes.

Ok, I get this is serious, but TWENTY YEARS?

Also, if you're facing 20 years, No contest? Was this a plea bargain? From what?

Further down in the story.
In handing down the sentence, Borchard noted previous criminal behavior by Blunt, including gluing someone's eyes shut with Super Glue.

To shamelessly steal from P.J. O'Rourke, this brings up a couple of questions. Questions like, "What the fuck?" and "What the fucking fuck?"

If splashing your fry daddy in someone's face gets you 20-40 what does gluing someone's eyes shut get you? This guy was only 21. That means he did this to someone and still was out in time to make the rounds for the big birthday.

I'm also sort of interested in what this guy's references look like when he's being looked at as roommate material.

Ok. Continuing.
Authorities initially said the dispute revolved around Blunt's stereo. At the preliminary examination, Pandey, a native of New Delhi, India, testified that he was studying in his room when Blunt knocked on his door and doused him with the hot fluid. He said he had asked Blunt to turn down his music in the past but didn't remember if he made that request the day of the attack.
I'm dying to know if he heated up the grease IN ORDER to throw it on this guy or if he was cooking up some french fries and came up with the idea, "knock knock."

Anyway. Any takers for becoming this fella's cell mate?
Gem Sweater

A previous hit brought to my attention by Jonah. That guy just rocks. Why isn't he dancing with the stars?
Ellam Inba Mayam - Dance Fever

Jonah Goldberg just has taste

Friday, September 01, 2006

Ok, I'm Probably Going to Hell for This

**** Updated ****


Kim du Toit pointed out that the ultimate invention would be to combine this:

with this:

I really think it ought to at least hold a smidgen of this:


Incidentally, Dirty Harry at GOP Vixen is asking for submissions on this sort of thing.