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Greyhound Bus Beheading Suspect Not Criminally Responsible: Canada Judge

Greyhound Bus Beheading Suspect Not Criminally Responsible: Canada Judge

Commented Mar 6, 2009 at 03:02:20 in World

“The man is not being "let off".

In order to be charged with murder, the prosecutor needs to prove "mens rea", which means "guilty mind". In other words, you need to prove INTENT to murder and the person must have all his/her mental faculties in order to have mens rea. Just because he got onto the bus with a knife is not proof of mens rea because the man did not have control over his thinking.

A person who is mentally ill cannot be said to have mens rea because they cannot distinguish reality from fantasy and are then not responsible for their actions under the law.

Read M'Naghten rules-- the official codifying of the not guilt by reason of mental impairment defence.”

stanschurman on Mar 6, 2009 at 08:59:50

“Very erudite.”
Australia Charges Suspect With Arson

Australia Charges Suspect With Arson

Commented Feb 14, 2009 at 04:54:36 in World

“The man is in protective custody and his identity suppressed to prevent vigilante attacks on him or his family-- emotions are running high and the police don't want people taking the law into their own hands. It is believed that the suspect is in a "fragile state of mind" and requires a medical/psychiatric assessment.

Regarding his charges, he has been charged with arson causing death (maximum penalty 25 years jail), deliberately lighting bushfires (maximum penalty 15 years jail), and possessing child porn (maximum penality 5 years per count). Thus if convicted, he would serve consecutive sentences of about 45 years, which is way higher than what most convicted criminals get for things like murder, rape etc... The thing is-- arson is hard to prove and if he has a mental illness, that would mitigate his responsibility and would likely result in a lesser sentence.”
AUSTRALIAN WILDFIRES RAGE: Dozens Killed, Entire Towns Destroyed

AUSTRALIAN WILDFIRES RAGE: Dozens Killed, Entire Towns Destroyed

Commented Feb 9, 2009 at 00:31:55 in World

“Victoria is a State in the south-east part of Australia. Over 130 people are dead, with whole towns and cities (especially Marysville and Kinglake) completely wiped off the map!!!! In Melbourne, which is the capital of Victoria, everyone is shocked that the state is burning!!!!!!! It has been confirmed by both the Premier and the Prime Minister that this is the worst disaster in the history of Australia. What makes it worse is the fact that some of the fires were deliberately lit by arsonists!!! Half of the State of Victoria is being treated as a crime scene, with Police forensic crews and Disaster Victim Identification Teams out there searching for bodies and clues.”
Olmert: Bush Humiliated Rice Over Gaza Cease-Fire

Olmert: Bush Humiliated Rice Over Gaza Cease-Fire

Commented Jan 12, 2009 at 22:28:31 in World

“OLMERT: "In the night between Thursday and Friday, when the secretary of state wanted to lead the vote on a ceasefire at the Security Council, we did not want her to vote in favour," Olmert said.

"I said 'get me President Bush on the phone'. They said he was in the middle of giving a speech in Philadelphia. I said I didn't care. 'I need to talk to him now'. He got off the podium and spoke to me.

"I told him the United States could not vote in favour. It cannot vote in favour of such a resolution. He immediately called the secretary of state and told her not to vote in favour."

WHAT??? Compare with the MOST SALIENT ISSUES THE USA HAS FACED IN RECENT TIMES:

9/11 : Bush is informed that the Twin Towers are collapsing and told that "we're under attack!!", but he just sits there reading an upside-down book about goats.

HURRICANE KATRINA : Massive catastrophe which leaves thousands stranded and in despair, but it takes Bush a full week to formulate a response.

Hmmm..... who is the puppet and who is pulling the strings?

Israel owns the USA. No wonder Gaza is BURNING and the USA is not doing anything.”
Israeli forces advance deep into Gaza urban areas

Israeli forces advance deep into Gaza urban areas

Commented Jan 12, 2009 at 01:12:39 in World

“Something fishy is going on here:

1. Israel bans international journalists from reporting in Gaza

2. Israel says there is "no humanitarian crisis" in Gaza

3. Israel bombs 3 UN schools claiming that Hamas militants launched rockets from them and Israel supplies video proof of this. However, UNRWA confirmed that NO militants launched any rockets and that the video released by Israel was over 3 years old

4. Israel shoots a UN truck driver who was sitting in a convoy of trucks carrying aid and relief to Gazans. Israel first denied that this happened, then claimed that they were firing on Hamas militants. After it was shown that Hamas were nowhere near the truck convoy, and the UNRWA pull their workers out, Israel announces that it would launch an "investigation".

5. Israel claims it is not using white phosphorous. After photos are released showing the contrary, Israel then it claims it is using the substance but "not breaking any laws".

6. Over 3,000 Palestinians are injured and over 400 are dead. Only 13 Israelis have died, yet the government claims it is "fighting to protect our citizens" (from what?)”

TheFriendlyAtheist on Jan 12, 2009 at 12:10:49

“Could it be that the Israelis are the greatest liers on the face of the earth?”
U.S. Weaponry Facilitates Killings In Gaza

U.S. Weaponry Facilitates Killings In Gaza

Commented Jan 8, 2009 at 22:41:46 in World

“This is an absolute DISGRACE!

How many more people need to die before all parties involved get some clarity on this issue? War and killing civilians who live in abject poverty is no solution!

The Palestinian people have no voice. They have lived as refugees in their own homeland since Israel was artificially created by France and Britian in 1947. While Israel has grown and prospered, Palestine lacks basic infrastructure & sanitation, with over 90% of Palestinians surviving on the UN's food and relief program. For decades, these people have had no job, no money, no homes, no food, no basic infrastructure...basically everything we take for granted. People have been living in TENTS!!!

Some go on and on about how Hamas launches rockets into Israel, but these rockets are PRIMITIVE and cannot aim. Israel launches a military-grade operation with its tanks and planes that completely wipe out any target. This is not proportionate. Moreover, using phosphorous to burn women and babies is a major violation of Geneva conventions.

Something drastic needs to be done here. It's refreshing to hear that Obama is going to at least TALK to Hamas. While the US labels Hamas a "terrorist organization", Palestinians view Hamas as Freedom Fighters because Hamas is seen as the only group that is standing up for the rights of Palestinians. They want their land back. Ignoring a gorup with such influence is a drastic mistake and has not worked for the last 8 years. TIME TO TRY SOMETHING NEW!!!”

mommamia526 on Jan 9, 2009 at 22:39:40

“There are also Palestinians who have no voice in Lebanon.General populations in Lebanon,and Gaza have no voice and nowhere to go.Take a look at Gaza.Two borders,one with Egypt,and a longer one with Israel.Just a couple of years ago there was a bloody assault by Hamas on the Fatah crowd in Gaza.Gaza used to be Egyptian territory.Egypt should take it back.Egypt is well established.The Palestinians in Lebanon and the PA area should rejoin Jordan. If Hamas Palestinians want their land back, 'd say, good for them.They should return to Egypt.As far as infrastructure, tents, sanitation, ell I remember when the then major of Baghdad came to The Netherlands to buy a sewer system for that city - they did not buy it from us, an American company in The Netherlands, but from an French company.*Palestine* has and is,indeed nothing,no shared history,no cohesiveness.Sixty (60)!! years of doing the same thing over and over has yielded no results.First things first.A LIFE for the refugees!In Jordan and in Egypt!Education, rehabilitation,the world could contribute to their restoration to humanity and would happily do so, including Israel.Take a look at the map.No connection between Gaza and the PA territory and idiotic proposals!!When *Palestinians are allowed a life in Jordan,Lebanon and Egypt,and still want a *state*,they should get an army,a government,but first education,trade,cohesion,and a common territory,This is easier carved out of Lebanon,Jordan and Egypt than the current situation allows.”
UN Security Council calls for Gaza cease-fire

UN Security Council calls for Gaza cease-fire

Commented Jan 8, 2009 at 22:34:04 in World

“How many more people need to die before all parties involved get some clarity on this issue? War and killing civilians who live in abject poverty is no solution!

The Palestinian people have no voice. They have lived as refugees in their own homeland since Israel was artificially created by France and Britian in 1947. While Israel has grown and prospered, Palestine lacks basic infrastructure & sanitation, with over 90% of Palestinians surviving on the UN's food and relief program. For decades, these people have had no job, no money, no homes, no food, no basic infrastructure...basically everything we take for granted. People have been living in TENTS!!!

Some go on and on about how Hamas launches rockets into Israel, but these rockets are PRIMITIVE and cannot aim. Israel launches a military-grade operation with its tanks and planes that completely wipe out any target. This is not proportionate. Moreover, using phosphorous to burn women and babies is a major violation of Geneva conventions.

Something drastic needs to be done here. It is refreshing to hear that Obama is going to at least TALK to Hamas. While the US labels Hamas a "terrorist organization", Palestinians view Hamas as Freedom Fighters because Hamas is seen as the only group that is standing up for the rights of Palestinians. They want their land back. Ignoring a gorup with such influence is a drastic mistake and has not worked for the last 8 years. TIME TO TRY SOMETHING NEW!!!”

GrainOSand on Jan 9, 2009 at 02:21:42

“"As of Thursday, about 750 Palestinians, at least a quarter civilians, had been killed along with 13 Israelis."

Tragic!

"In Washington, the Senate unanimously adopted a resolution stating an "unwavering commitment" to Israel and its right to defend itself, while also calling for "a viable and independent Palestinian state living in peace alongside a secure state of Israel." The House was expected to pass a similar measure Friday."

Embarrasing and maddening!

I too find a measure of promise in the report of a change in policy concerning talks with Hamas. Things must change, but I am not sure if they ever will by choice.”

Aloisius on Jan 9, 2009 at 02:07:55

“Isn't the phosphorous thing just propaganda? I haven't been able to find any reputable news source that has validated it. Just some notes in op-eds and random pro-palestine papers.

Moreover, not being able to aim rockets doesn't make them any less deadly. They pack them full of shrapnel and an explosive to do maximum damage when they hit. They might not kill a lot of people, but they certainly terrorize them. I mean, how would you feel if air raid sirens went off two or three times per day?

Plus, Hamas demonstrated that they now have rockets capable of hitting far deeper into Israel where populations are a whole lot denser putting 15% of the population at risk. On top of that, there is a nuclear installation that Hamas can now hit.

I'm sorry, but Israel had to do something to stop the attacks.”

benman on Jan 9, 2009 at 01:13:09

“"The Palestinian people have no voice. They have lived as refugees in their own homeland since Israel was artificially created by France and Britian in 1947."

They lived as refugees UNDER ARAB RULE from 1947 to 1967. Gee... why was that? And Israel was created naturally, by the people of Israel, in 1947 in accordance with a United Nations Resolution backed by the US and the USSR. That resolution also created an independent, sovereign, self-governing, free, and democratic Palestinian State... a state which was uprooted and destroyed by the armies of Egypt (which took over the Gaza Strip) and Jordan (which took over the West Bank).”

andhakari on Jan 9, 2009 at 00:25:48

“Why should a provoked conflict be proportionate? A war of attrition is designed to be won by Hamas: Gaza has the highest birthrate in the world, likely for that very reason.
Israel is real. It's not going away. The Palestinian nation exists and it's called Jordan.”

poorman on Jan 8, 2009 at 23:10:03

“No worries, Kate ! (get, it? ....a pseudo Australian joke).
OK......just trying to lift your spirits a little.

Seriously- this "war" is not real. It will be over right around Israeli elections. Israeli Labor Party was losing in the opinion polls in Israel, so they started this war and gained huge in the polls. It appears to work sometimes, just like it worked for Bush with Iraq. But there is great risk in this strategy to win elections....

1. You could lose your country (Israel to Arabs, USA to a abused-minority candidate). But of course, the elites would rather lose everything than lose their place in society (eg. the recent billionaires committing suicide- WHY on earth would you kill yourself if you were that rich?)

2. You could lose your soul of your country- i.e. the argument for democracy as a better political system. US and Israeli democracies are divided into 2 camps with razor thin margins because each of 2 major parties basically spends an infinite amount of money, so any given voter is "bought" to your side, leaving the doofus "swing" voters to decide elections. Given the expenditure in blood and treasure for "democracy" maybe other political systems are better...? China does not need to war on every election cycle ?!!”
Israel Says It Won't Stop Assault Until

Israel Says It Won't Stop Assault Until "Peace And Tranquility" Achieved

Commented Jan 5, 2009 at 23:51:51 in Home

“People need to be educated on the topic before offering any opinions.

The reason why Hamas and other Arab nations refuse to recognise the state of "Israel" is because it was artificially created by Britain and France in 1947 probably as a gesture of goodwill following the atrocities inflicted upon the Jews by Hitler. The state of Israel was not "discovered" like Australia, USA etc were. What we call Israel is actually land STOLEN from the existing state of Palestine which has existed since the time of Jesus. Pick up a Bible and read about it.

Israel is the true aggressor here and constantly breaks cease-fires deals. The Israeli people are outraged by what their corrupt government is doing, most seeing this war for what it is: Israel's right-wing government trying to grab more land. Meanwhile, the whole world sits idly by watching Israel commit genocide and break all the Geneva conventions by burning innocent women and babies with phosphorous.”

vbrans on Jan 6, 2009 at 19:43:13

“The bible and archeological evidence differ somewhat about the beginnings of Palestine.Israel was promised to the jews in return for financial help to Britian during the First World War.”

Flyingpigs on Jan 6, 2009 at 02:26:10

“Yeah right... The used was discovered after the genocide of the Native americans... Australia was discovered after they killed the aboringie... Note all those living in these countries are occupiers; hence should shut mouths or return to where they came from... Second no land belongs to any one... The land belongs to no one.... A concept that even the Lakota and shoshone understand, but hose posting her are still living like a prison planet.... WE ARE ALL JUST HUMANS that happen eat and crap and die on this earth... We you all learn that any hate is the real problem; then you dumbasses will finallly get... but if you all want to cheer for the crips against the bloods or the bloods against the crips then you all are lame and are the cause of all the conflicts in this earth... WITH HATE YOU WILL WITHER AND WITH LOVE YOU WILL ENDURE... SO QUITE THE PRISON PLANET MENTALITY... TRUE PEACE ONLY COMES WITH MUTUAL RESPECT AND LOVE...THE END!”

Unsunder on Jan 6, 2009 at 01:48:25

“You seriously think the American land wasn't stolen from the natives?

For example:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pequot_War

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trail_of_tears
Australia tells US it won't accept Gitmo detainees

Australia tells US it won't accept Gitmo detainees

Commented Jan 4, 2009 at 01:50:20 in World

“Why doesn't the US government relocate the Guantanamo Bay detainees into the USA? Why are they trying to ship them off to other countries to deal with?? After all, the farcical so-called "War on Terror" was promulgated by the US.

Remember, most of these detainees were extracted from their countries and held in detention for 7 years+ without charge and their legal and human rights were abused while at the same time Bush and his cronies proclaimed that "the US does not torture". If these people have not been charged with anything, then that means they are INNOCENT UNDER LAW and should be released immediately. Moreover, the USA should settle them given that they have nowhere to go now.”
Palin Prank Call: Canadian Comedy Duo Convinces Palin She's Talking To Sarkozy (AUDIO)

Palin Prank Call: Canadian Comedy Duo Convinces Palin She's Talking To Sarkozy (AUDIO)

Commented Nov 2, 2008 at 05:33:46 in Politics

“What a joke this woman is! Although it was a fake Sarkozy, how UNPROFESSIONAL did she sound!!! She was laughing and giggling like a lovestruck teenager! This stupid woman should not be VP of the free world! Who would seriously vote for these clowns McCain/Palin??? They are a complete joke- they are WORSE THAN BUSH. She doesn't even know Stephen Harper is the PM of Canada and Canada is next door to Alaska! Also, the song the comedians refer to "Du rouge a levres sur une cochonne" -- actually means "PUT RED LIPSTICK ON A S.L.U.T."”
McCain Forgets His Own Sec. Of State Endorsements (VIDEO)

McCain Forgets His Own Sec. Of State Endorsements (VIDEO)

Commented Oct 26, 2008 at 20:52:38 in Politics

“The only way McCain can win is if the Rethugs rig the election!

Even al-Qaeda are supporting McCain-- they posted on the protected al-Hasbah website that they want McCain to win because he is "impetuous" and like his "failed predecessor Bush" will continue to fight a pointless and illegal war "until the last American soldier". Scary stuff, google it if you don't believe me. Talk about the kiss of death...

Im from England and we can't believe that some people are considering voting for McBush and his Shopaholic Pitbull. These two clowns are the biggest idiots in the history of American politics. Do you really want to be represented internationally by these two fools???

Vote smart for a change and Vote Obama. Remember the frontpage headline of London's Daily Mirror and others back in 2004 when you all re-elected Bush: HOW CAN 59 MILLION PEOPLE BE SO DUMB???

You are already the laughing stock of the world so please restore some dignity to yourselves and your nation and do the world a favour by electing the best best candidate in history- Obama.

The whole world is behind Obama and the whole world cannot be wrong!!!!”
Kathleen Parker: McCain Chose Palin For Her Looks

Kathleen Parker: McCain Chose Palin For Her Looks

Commented Oct 24, 2008 at 20:13:56 in Politics

“Palin is a corrupt liar and major hypocrite and should not be running for VP.
1. She fired a guy who wouldn't fire a cop. To make things worse, she lied about it and refused to comply with subpeonas while at the same time proclaiming "my life is an open book" and "I've got nothing to hide". Her husband who is not an elected public official has unprecedented access to the Governor's office/staff and is making STATE decisions- nepotism rampant! "VP should have more powers" W.T.F?

2. Proclaims that she's a "hockey mom" and gives a "shout out" to the "Joe 6 packs" in an internationally televised debate, appaearing stupid and clueless. Claims that she has foreign policy experience because she can see Russia from her house. Can you imagine French president Sarkozy or German chancellor Merkel saying this without looking like a complete oxymoron?

3. Uses GOP and taxpayer money to finance her family's expenses, then changes the expenditure reports so that they meet legislative requirements for reimbursement. Spends $150K on houte couture clothing and makeup, but sees nothing wrong with it because it will go to charity and "she needed clothes" -McCain.

4. LIES and MORE LIES spew from her mouth about everything. She selectively chooses portions of stories without factchecking them and repeats them "Obama pals around with terrorists". Her stupid ramblings are propogated by Fix News channel. She hears supporters chant "terrorist" and "kill him" at her rallies about Obama, but says nothing.”
Ashley Todd Story Pushed By McCain Campaign Aide, Say Reporters

Ashley Todd Story Pushed By McCain Campaign Aide, Say Reporters

Commented Oct 24, 2008 at 19:39:43 in Politics

“This whole story seemed dodgy from the start. Assaulted by a six foot black guy? How original. She got fooled by the mirror as she carved "B" backwards into her face. Stupidity typified. Everyone in the Republican party has suddenly dropped 15 IQ points.”

BigBagel on Oct 24, 2008 at 19:49:42

“What? There are no dyslexic black people who back Obama and commit crimes?”
McCain's Week Off To Rocky Start

McCain's Week Off To Rocky Start

Commented Oct 13, 2008 at 05:33:22 in Politics

“I am from England and we cannot believe that some people think Mr. Obama is a "terrorist". The joke is beyond belief. Everyone is asking, are Americans that stupid? I mean, seriously, to believe something as ridiculous as that? Mr. Obama is a Harvard law professor with a Juris Doctor of Law degree and he is a constitutional law expert. Furthermore, he is a US Senator and the Democratic nominee for President. To call this man a "terrorist" and to question his allegience is laughable. We pity the lobotomized sheep who believe such oxymoron things about such a distinguished man.

Furthermore, Mr. Obama is not and has never been a Muslim. If he were Muslim, why should that matter? I thought the USA was a democratic country and one of your rights is freedom of religion? If people are basing the lie that he is Muslim because of his name and because his father was Kenyan, over 60% of the population in Kenya is Christian. Less than 20% is Muslim.”

tlgeiger62 on Oct 13, 2008 at 06:28:40

“"We pity the lobotomized sheep who believe such oxymoron things about such a distinguished man."


Thanks for the enouragement KateB. It's certainly a mind boggler to even those of us in residence here in the US. But know that we are NOT all sheep and that many of us feel like you and are doing everything we can to prove it.”
Obama Thanks McCain For Trying To Tone Down Rhetoric, McCain Camp Attacks

Obama Thanks McCain For Trying To Tone Down Rhetoric, McCain Camp Attacks

Commented Oct 12, 2008 at 02:48:45 in Politics

“Everyone please watch these youtube clips-- look at the mentality of the McCain/Palin supporters!!!

http://youtube.com/watch?v=VJghQMq49dw&feature=related

http://youtube.com/watch?v=KjxzmaXAg9E

VOTE OBAMA-- get rid of these Republican fools.”

norkas on Oct 12, 2008 at 08:43:24

“I believe none of you were raised with extreme right wing Republicans. As i child i was raised with them and because i was of Jewish faith went through a living hell.

The crowds that Palin draws are the same pople that i was raised with and i will tell you as you know they are very dangerous in there beliefs .

The secret service is excellent at what they do and know what John Mc Cain and Palins has been doing is very dangerous to Barak Obama and they are reacting to it.

I am convinced that the secret service and others sent a message to Mc Cain that he is exploiting a dangerous group of people and that may cause harm aganist Barak.

I know these people and some of them would not think twice about causing harm to Obama the secret service knows this and many regular people know it as well.

Mc Cain knew this also and in my mind he did not care what happened to Barak Obama and was leading these crowds and hoping for some bad outcome.

Please do not belive that John Mc Cain did not know he was baiting these crwods with hate and he understood what extreme people will do.

John Mc Cain not my hero.”
McCain On Defense In Red States

McCain On Defense In Red States

Commented Oct 12, 2008 at 02:42:32 in Politics

“Everyone please watch these youtube clips-- look at the mentality of the McCain/Palin supporters!!!

http://youtube.com/watch?v=VJghQMq49dw&feature=related

http://youtube.com/watch?v=KjxzmaXAg9E

VOTE OBAMA-- get rid of these Republican fools.”

andrea.t on Oct 12, 2008 at 03:20:12

“These videos are a glimpse into one of two sides in our nation's current social reality. Obviously these people are under a heavy media brainwash. A media with a strong partisanship bias. Very interesting. Thank you.

Check out this video.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kf6YKOkfFsE&feature=user

If this is what it seems, McCain may be finally realizing that what's causing his party's unpopularity may be just all that it's rotten within it. Obama's new approach to political contrast (a more perfect union) forces Mc Cain to abandon his strategy of character bashing as polarizing and self destructive. CHANGE is underway.”

PT6 on Oct 12, 2008 at 03:11:30

“These are disturbing folks!

I would sure dislike being a Repub Politician having to attend Repub rallies!

WOW these are "off-centered and fixated" people!”
GOP Leaders Worried McCain Headed For Defeat

GOP Leaders Worried McCain Headed For Defeat

Commented Oct 12, 2008 at 02:29:28 in Politics

“Everyone please watch these youtube clips-- look at the mentality of the McCain/Palin supporters!!!

http://au.youtube.com/watch?v=VJghQMq49dw&feature=related

http://au.youtube.com/watch?v=KjxzmaXAg9E

VOTE OBAMA-- get rid of these Republican fools.”
McCain Now Tying <i>Michelle</i> Obama To Ayers

McCain Now Tying Michelle Obama To Ayers

Commented Oct 10, 2008 at 21:51:41 in Politics

“How low can you go? Well, there appears to be no end in sight to McBush's smear tactics.

Trying to smear Mrs Michelle Obama?? That's going too far!! She has nothing to do with this. She is a respected lawyer. Trying to go after her is not on--- Obama doesn't attack McBush's drug-abusing, tax-dodging, corrupt wife!”

FdeBear on Oct 10, 2008 at 22:17:50

“Believe me. These Cainanites are from Hell. They know the terrain. They can go lower. Hold on to your wig.”
McCain Faces Backlash Over Rabid Crowds

McCain Faces Backlash Over Rabid Crowds

Commented Oct 10, 2008 at 21:14:31 in Politics

“Everyone please watch these youtube clips about a McBush/Pitbull rally in Ohio. Why hasn't the Secret Service done anything???

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KjxzmaXAg9E

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJghQMq49dw&feature=user

Watch the mentality of the McBush/Pitbull supporters!! THIS IS SCARY!

VOTE OBAMA- get rid of these Republican fools!”

TAIsabel on Oct 10, 2008 at 21:16:38

“Like others on this blog, I spoke to the secret service today and they said that they are very aware. To put it in their own words...."We are the secret service".”
Elisabeth Hasselbeck Fumbles When Asked Why Sarah Palin Would Make A Good President On

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Fumbles When Asked Why Sarah Palin Would Make A Good President On "The View"

Commented Oct 4, 2008 at 08:45:46 in Media

“Hasselbeck is an air-head, a brainless bimbo who believes whatever McBush/Pitbull regurgitate.

The epitomy of stupidity and classical example of being stumped because of a narrow-minded and micro-encephalic head that can't understand serious debate, open-mindedness or intelligent discussion is to retort back the question one asks you in an attempt to deflect answering it.

EXAMPLE:

Walters: "Tell us now why you think that Sarah Palin would make a very good President."

Hasselbeck's response: "Tell me why Barack Obama is qualified to be President."

See--- STUPID!”

irelandpeach on Oct 5, 2008 at 00:11:09

“Desperate and stupid.”

William Ferry on Oct 4, 2008 at 11:31:16

“Her next remark was especially telling: "Name three accomplishments by Barack Obama." This is one of Pawn Inannity's favorite talking points. You can't tell me all these conservative/neocon pundits don't get the same talking pojnts and marching orders from the GOP!”

kelaltieri on Oct 4, 2008 at 11:12:08

“i agree whole-heartedly. well said. :)”
Say It Ain't So, Sarah: Palin Smears Obama With Year-Old Discredited Attack

Say It Ain't So, Sarah: Palin Smears Obama With Year-Old Discredited Attack

Commented Oct 4, 2008 at 01:50:53 in Politics

“Why is anyone surprised?

This is what you should expect from a brainless religious zealot who just regurgitates Republican verbal diarrhea. Republicans know they can't go after Obama on things like:

Qualifications: Obama is a Harvard law professor, constitutional law expert, has a Juris Doctor of Law degree

Experience: Obama is on senate committees for foreign affairs, homeland security, veterans affairs, health, family, education. He also has had major talks with world leaders and amassed a wealth of domestic and foreign policy experience.

So what else can they do? If they can't fault Obama on the major points, they stoop low and try to smear his character and reputation.

FACTS ABOUT OBAMA:
1. he is totally qualified and experienced to be the president
2. he has the temperament, judgment, influence and BALLS for the job
3. he is patriotic and his only concern is for the best interests of America and its people
4. he is not and has never been a Muslim who attended "madrassas"
5. he is not affiliated with terrorists

All Republicans can do is play on the fear factor because they know that many gullible people who watch Fox News will believe any crap they spin.

DON'T BELIEVE REPUBLICAN LIES AND FABRICATIONS; IF THEY CAN'T MAKE HIM LOOK BAD WY TELLING THE TRUTH, THEY LIE!!!”
Palin On Fox News: Couric Annoyed Me

Palin On Fox News: Couric Annoyed Me

Commented Oct 3, 2008 at 20:17:19 in Politics

“If McBush has health problems (he's 72 years old, had cancer 3 times and is on 6 different meds) this random Palin woman will become president. What is her international experience? "I can see Russia from my house". Yep...that's who you want leading your country? (sarcasm).

Here in Europe, she wouldn't even be allowed anywhere near the parliament's cafeteria let alone allowed to have the top job in office!!”
Palin On Fox News: Couric Annoyed Me

Palin On Fox News: Couric Annoyed Me

Commented Oct 3, 2008 at 20:14:37 in Politics

“If you were the boss, who would you hire???

OBAMA: Harvard law professor, Juris Doctor of law degree, constitutional law expert, Senate committees: foreign affairs, homeland security, veterans affairs, family, education, health.

BIDEN: Juris Doctor of law degree, Senate committees: Foreign affairs (chair), economy, health, crime, women's affairs, education, technology, environment

McBUSH: graduated from the naval academy in the bottom 5% of his class, senate committees: economy, environment, official conduct (arguably the 3 biggest Republican failures!!!!!!!!!)

PITBULL PALIN: went to 6 different universities before finally getting a BA degree in journalism, no domestic or foreign policy experience but can see Russia from her house.

SERIOUSLY, THIS IS A NO BRAINER!!!! Mr Obama has the qualifications and experience.

If you vote McBush/Pitbull, the fate of your country will be in jeopardy. Everyone here in Europe is laughing at Americans--- America has become the butt of all jokes--- people are asking, how can they seriously consider voting for McBush and his Pitbull for another 4 years of Bush's failed policies? Don't they ever learn???

Remember the frontpage headline of London's Daily Mirror newspaper back in 2004 when Americans re-elected Bush: HOW CAN 59 MILLION PEOPLE BE SO DUMB?”

icon22 on Oct 3, 2008 at 20:42:01

“I look at it as 2 sheister lawyers against 1 war hero and 1 attractive, successful governor”

Exhaust on Oct 3, 2008 at 20:27:28

“What's the job?
I'm thinking Palin...she's not afraid to get her hands dirty.”

seagullking on Oct 3, 2008 at 20:17:43

“Educated people should NOT be elected to office! Me and PalinIsAHottie have an inferiority complex... If you are smart, you are an ELITIST!”
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VP Debate: Who Won... Reactions, News Analysis

Commented Oct 3, 2008 at 09:37:13 in Politics

“If you were the boss, who would you hire???

OBAMA: Harvard law professor, Juris Doctor of law degree, constitutional law expert, Senate committees: foreign affairs, homeland security, veterans affairs, family, education, health.

BIDEN: Juris Doctor of law degree, Senate committees: Foreign affairs (chair), economy, health, crime, women's affairs, education, technology, environment

McBUSH: graduated from the naval academy in the bottom 5% of his class, senate committees: economy, environment, official conduct (arguably the 3 biggest Republican failures!!!!!!!!!)

PITBULL PALIN: went to 6 different universities before finally getting a BA degree in journalism, no domestic or foreign policy experience but can see Russia from her house.

SERIOUSLY, THIS IS A NO BRAINER!!!!

If you vote McBush/Pitbull, the fate of your country will be in jeopardy. Everyone here in Europe is laughing at Americans--- America has become the butt of all jokes--- people are asking, how can they seriously consider voting for McBush and his Pitbull for another 4 years of Bush's failed policies? Don't they ever learn???

Remember the frontpage headline of London's Daily Mirror newspaper back in 2004 when Americans re-elected Bush: HOW CAN 59 MILLION PEOPLE BE SO DUMB?”

beastiegirl on Oct 3, 2008 at 09:45:51

“yeah, how indeed? but they continue to do so. I cannot fathom another four years.”

AutumnRecluse on Oct 3, 2008 at 09:45:17

“First of all, if I were hiring someone as an employee, I would make every effort not to parody their names with nonsensical rhetoric and hear what each had to say.”

LugubriousLeftLexeme on Oct 3, 2008 at 09:43:29

“I would continue taking applications.......”

billthomson on Oct 3, 2008 at 09:43:01

“She looked to me like someone in a job interview, flirting with the interviewer since she knew she wasn't the best candidate.

http://palincounter.blogspot.com/
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VP Debate: Who Won... Reactions, News Analysis

Commented Oct 3, 2008 at 09:28:10 in Politics

“HAHAAHA Pitbull Palin was a disaster!!

"We're gunna get'cha, by darn dog'gone it!" She sounded a lot like Bush!!!

She couldn't stop regurgitating Republican verbal diarrhea--- such empty words, with no substance.

Seriously, this is who Americans want as the 2nd leader of their country? Ready to assume the presidency at a moments notice? Remember that McBush is 72 years old, had cancer 3 times and is on 6 different meds.


BIDEN SPOKE ABOUT THE ISSUES and time and time again had to correct her lies and fabrications.

VOTE OBAMA”
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