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Friday, September 30, 2005


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Posted on Fri, Sep. 30, 2005

Newsmakers | Air America, but not anymore in Phila.

By Alfred Lubrano

Inquirer Staff Writer

Al Franken and Randi Rhodes are getting the boot from Philadelphia airwaves, as WHAT-AM (1340) is pulling off programming from Air America, the liberal talk-radio network.

Today is the last day. A new WHAT lineup will begin Monday, said general manager Kernie Anderson, who said "things were not working out" with Air America after about a year.

Aww,..those mean and nasty right-wingers won again!

That's OK,...1340's power output is so poor (how poor is it, Trek?) you can see why it's call letters are WHAT!

Thursday, September 29, 2005

An Anti-ACLU Rant for 9/29/05

Subtitled "How The ACLU is Ruining Another American Pasttime!"

In yet another mad rush to "level the playing field," political correctness is ruining yet another American pasttime.

This week, the NCAA denied the appeal by the University of North Dakota to continue to use the nickname "Fighting Sioux."

From the article:

Now, the University of North Dakota, home of the Fighting Sioux, has appealed for an exemption -- even though UND's nickname has been officially condemned by the vast majority of the tribal leaders in the state. This should make the school's appeal exceedingly easy to reject. If the NCAA does otherwise, there would be no point in having a policy at all. "This is a moral, ethical and civil rights issue," says Leigh Jeanotte, the director of UND's American Indian Student Services department. "We have to chip away at this over time. Slavery wasn't changed overnight. Women's suffrage wasn't changed overnight. More and more people are becoming aware that using American Indian names in collegiate sports is just not the right thing to do."


...the United Tribes of North Dakota, an association of those five tribes inside the state (three of which are Sioux), passed a resolution in Bismark condemning the nickname and imploring the NCAA to turn down UND's appeal.

Charles Kupchella, president of UND, is further castigated in the article.

The Tampa Tribune takes the case to its very heart:


Published: Aug 14, 2005

It appears the NCAA has been taken over by the ACLU. Why else would NCAA want to destroy the spirit and history of teams that have taken names related to Native Americans? I cannot imagine teams with names like the Seminoles, Braves and Indians suddenly having to change their names, all in the name of being ``politically correct.''

With all the problems in sports today, I would think the NCAA would have more pressing matters than dealing with college team names. I would certainly like to know how many members of the NCAA governing group are affiliated with the ACLU. You can't really believe they thought of this idiotic idea by themselves.

Free Republic has a nice discussion on the same topic here.

One thread has a great line in it: What is next for the NCAA to ban because someone may take offence? Will they ban all animal names because PETA might be offended, or all cities with religious names because the ACLU is offended? Where does all this ridiculous political correctness end?

Oddly enough, the Alliance Defense Fund makes a vague reference:

"The ACLU is once more specifically targeting a cross while it ignores Native American religious symbols. It reveals their desire to target all things Christian, regardless of the fact that the cross in the Tijeras seal is clearly an historic symbol and not an attempt to endorse any particular faith," McCaleb said.

Personally, I disagree. Anything related to whites or Christians is a target for the ACLU.

Click Here for the Boston Globe's report on the issue.

Now, in the interest of full disclosure, when I started researching this, I had a VERY difficult time finding many statements made by, or directly atributed to, the ACLU.

But I think the message is quite clear: The ACLU has become such a pervasive force and assault on all things American, that even when they aren't directly involved, the stench of their actions still pervades!!


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Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Thin-Skinned Liberalism!

So,..once again, the leftist MSM can't take what they've dished out!

In a recent posting on his blog, Attytood, Philadelphia Daily Fishwrapper toady Will Bunch suggested that Dick Cheney be brought up on war crimes.

So,..I did what any RIGHTeous citizen would do in the defense of one of this country's leaders,....

I called him an a**hole!

Can you guess what's in my comments now? DELETED!

Proving once again, that, yes, Will Bunch, ...you truly are an ASSHOLE!!!

Annoying Those Who Annoy Us!

Time to give it back to the liberal scum who are ruining this country!

In Philadelphia, Tuesdays at Tangier, 18th and Lombard 6-9pm
Check for a location in your town.

Show up, confront, debate, then watch 'em sweat when reality hits them in the face! Oh, yeah,..and a couple decent brews wouldn't hurt, either!


Response Priorities to Katrina Victims?

The love of my life, Ann Coulter, has published this incredible story about relief workers in New Orleans:

Firefighters: We Were Misused In Katrina Rescue Efforts
Firefighters Told Their Job Would Be To Hand Out Flyers

POSTED: 6:51 pm CDT September 7, 2005
UPDATED: 9:04 am CDT September 8, 2005

CHICAGO -- When a group of Indiana firefighters traveled to the Gulf Coast to help in the rescue efforts in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, they thought their skills in rescuing people would be put to use.


"Our job was to advertise a phone number for FEMA," said Portage Assistant Fire Chief Bill Lundy. "We were going to be given shirts and hats with a phone number on it and flyers, and sent to shelters, and we were going to pass out flyers."


Lundy and Calhoun's first task was an eight-hour course on sexual harassment and equal opportunity employment procedures, Rogers reported. Neither firefighter would be involved in technical rescues of trapped people or any of their other specialties.

"We're trained in tactical medicine," Lundy said. "We weren't being used for that. We were being used to hand out flyers."

TrekMedic's Musings:

This really bothers me because several of my friends and co-workers have been in Louisiana and several more are currently deployed to Texas for Rita relief work.

This is just another example of liberalism gone haywire. And I bet I can get a decent anti-ACLU rant out of it, too!

Someone's Reality Check Bounced!

So,..the TrekMedic is at the local pharmacy, picking up his scripts (don't ask what I take!),...when he sees something incredible in the magazine rack:

On the cover of The Source magazine, is (c)rapper Lil' Pinocchio,..I'm mean, Lil' Kim, with this cover story:

Lil' Kim Deserves Respect and Delivers the Truth!

Respect?? Why? Why? Oh,..yeah, that's right,...'cause she done stood up to "Da Man."

And 'Delivers the Truth?' Which truth? The same truth that got you a year and one day in a federal jail?

Jeez,..no wonder so many blacks believe Bush caused Hurrican Katrina when their so-called leaders publish bulls**t like this!

Monday, September 26, 2005


Yes, folks,..its that time of the year!

Fly! Eagles! Fly!
On the road to vic-tor-y!
Cry, Raiders, Cry!
You got spanked on Fox TV!
Hit 'em low,...
Hit 'em high,....
Akers' kicking makes me cry!
Fly! Eagles! Fly!
On the road to vic-tor-y!!!


Would-ja Believe,...

Don Adams of 'Get Smart' Dies at 82

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Don Adams, the wry-voiced comedian who starred as the fumbling secret agent Maxwell Smart in the 1960s television spoof of James Bond movies, "Get Smart," has died. He was 82.

Adams died of a lung infection late Sunday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, his friend and former agent Bruce Tufeld said Monday, adding the actor broke his hip a year ago and had been in ill health since.

As the inept Agent 86 of the super-secret federal agency Control, Adams captured TV viewers with his antics in combatting the evil agents of Kaos. When his explanations failed to convince the villains or his boss, he tried another tack: "Would you believe...?" It became a national catchphrase.

Smart was also prone to spilling things on the desk or person of the Chief (actor Edward Platt). Smart's apologetic "Sorry about that, chief" also entered the American lexicon. The spy gadgets, which aped those of the Bond movies, were a popular feature, especially the pre-cell-phone telephone in a shoe.

Smart's beautiful partner, Agent 99, played by Barbara Felden, was as brainy as he was dense, and a plot romance led to marriage and the birth of twins later in the series.

Adams, who had been under contract to NBC, was lukewarm about doing a spy spoof. When he learned that Mel Brooks and Buck Henry had written the pilot script, he accepted immediately. "Get Smart" debuted on NBC in September 1965 and scored No. 12 among the season's most-watched series and No. 22 in its second season.

"Get Smart" twice won the Emmy for best comedy series with three Emmys for Adams as comedy actor.

TrekMedic's Musings:

Of all the dumb-ass remakes of classic TV shows, how come nobody's ever tried to remake "Get Smart?" Oh, yeah,...read the article,..

Saturday, September 24, 2005

Tagged! A Questionnaire Meme

Grrr,..tagged by pstupidonymous!!

1. Do you try to look hot when you go to the grocery store just in case someone recognizes you from your blog?
If you think I look hot, cut your intake to just one fifth before lunch.
TrekMedic agrees!

2. Are the photos you post Photoshopped or otherwise altered?
Yes. Mostly for clarity and size

3. Do you like it when creeps or dorks email you?
No. But if they're dumb enough to leave a way for me to find them,..let's say revenge ain't pretty!

4. Do you lie in your blog?
Is the Pope German? Actually, only if something I post will expose any friends or co-workers to undo attention.

5. Are you passive-aggressive in your blog?
Hell no! I liken my blogging style to Mel Gibson as William Wallace in Braveheart! (quote)

6. Do you ever threaten to quit writing so people will tell you not to stop?
No. I'll quit when they pry my mouse from my cold, dead hand.

7. Are you in therapy? If not, should you be? If so, is it helping?
My therapist says I shouldn't talk about it on my blog. Hahaha,..what,..are you kidding me? This IS therapy!

8. Do you delete mean comments? Do you fake nice ones?
No. Unlike some liberal, socialist fags who post under "anonymous" and ban you from responding back, I believe in allowing anybody to have their say,..just have the balls to let everyone know who you are.

Do I fake nice ones? Nope. I say what I say and mean it.

9. Have you ever rubbed one out while reading a blog? How about after?
Rubbed out who? The blogger or the post?

10. If your readers knew you in person, would they like you more or like you less?
Probably more, since I often shoot my mouth off more in public than I do here.

11. Do you have a job?
Paramedicine,..it's not just a job, its an adventure!

12. If someone offered you a decent salary to blog full-time without restrictions, would you do it?
No,... I can't stand sitting in front of this computer more than a few hours a day!

13. Which blogger do you want to meet in real life?
Ala at blonde sagacity

Kitty at AFSister

Charlie on the Turnpike

Medic Mike,..oh, wait,..I work with the little bastard!

14. Which bloggers have you made out with?
Does Mike count? Hehehe,.....going to be his best man next year,...

15. Do you usually act like you have more money or less money than you really have?
Less. I like to spend within my limits.

16. Does your family read your blog?
No,..most of my family is computer-illiterate

17. How old is your blog?
It'll be 1 year at the end of October.

18. Do you get more than 1000 page views per day? Do you care?

19. Do you have another secret blog in which you write about being depressed, slutty, or a liar?
No. I have another blog in which I write about the other voices in my head. LINK

20. Have you ever given another blogger money for his/her writing?
No. I generally don't like blegging.

21. Do you report the money you earn from your blog on your taxes?
I don't earn a dime from this blog.

22. Is blogging narcissistic?
For some people, yeah. For me,..getting my opinions off my chest beats getting loaded and thrown in jail (again)

23. Do you feel guilty when you don't post for a long time?
Not really. I have some blogging obligations, like the anti-ACLU gang.

24. Do you like John Mayer?

25. Do you have enemies?
Yes,..and p*ssing me off is one of the last things they'll ever do to me. Right Dan Rubin and Daniel UA?

26. Are you lonely?
No. I actually have some semblance of a life beyond blogging.

27. Why bother?
Read 22 over again.

Now,..whom can I tag?

Kitty, Jessika, and Charlie!

Anti-ACLU Trackback Party!

OK,.so I'm dumb as a box of hammers when it comes to doing trackbacks, so,..for the best anti-ACLU attacks, go here:

Thursday, September 22, 2005

Cutting Their Noses Off,....

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OK,..I'm absolutely convinced that the EU and the UNtied Nations will do anything that contradicts US foreign policy
EU Postpones Decision on Iran
Thursday, September 22, 2005

VIENNA, Austria — Iran gained a reprieve in the standoff over its nuclear program Wednesday, with diplomats saying the European Union (search) had decided to postpone its push to refer Iran to the U.N. Security Council (search).

The decision to delay a vote until a later board meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency (search) instead of demanding one this week appeared driven by concerns about strong opposition. More than a dozen of the 35 IAEA board member nations meeting in Vienna — including Security Council members Russia and China — are against the idea.

This is the same IAEA (ee-aye-ee-aye-oh!) that couldn't find anything in pre-invasion Iraq, either, because it bought into Saddam's shell game.

An Anti-ACLU Rant for 9/22/05

On 1, Oct. 19, 1976 Congress passed an amendment to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which gave the Courts the power to award attorney's fees in civil rights cases to the prevailing party. 'The Civil Rights Attorney's Fees Awards Act of 1976' was passed with high hopes, and the good intentions that it would help provide relief for individuals that might not otherwise be able to afford the expenses of defending their civil liberties if they were violated. The ACLU, and other judicial activitist have completely turned the intentions of this amendment on its head.

Whenever the ACLU fights voluntary prayer in school, a war memorial because it's in the shape of a cross, ten commandment displays, or keeping the boyscouts from military sponsorship, and they win, you pay for their attorney's fees.

What was intended to protect people from having their civil rights violated has been twisted by the ACLU to use as leverage when they threaten small schools and communities that can't afford to defend themselves from the well funded, and well staffed ACLU bully. Yes, legislation intended to protect civil liberties is often used to supress religious expression by the likes of the ACLU.

There is currently legislation in the House introduced by Representive Hostettler that hopes to remedy its abuse. It is an amendment that limits the attorney fees in Establishment Clause cases to injuctive relief only. In other words, if the ACLU wants to pick a fight over someone praying in public, or a ten commandments display that offends one sensitive athiest, they'll have to dig into their own deep pockets, and it will not come from yours.

We want your voice to be heard in D.C. supporting this legislation. It's really simple, all we need is your autograph.


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Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Not-So-Sad News,...

Subtitled,.."How the MSM pushed too far and is now paying for it's sins!"

In what will probably be labelled "Black Monday" by its leftist backers, the New York Times, Boston Herald and BOTH Philly-based PNI papers (The Philadelphia Inquirer - a/k/a "The Inkwaster" - a/k/a "PNI-White" and The Philadelphia Daily News - a/k/a "The Daily Fishwrapper" - a/k/a "PNI-Black& Blue") are cutting back their staffs in the face of declining circulation and increasing costs.

I'm all in favor of mass media, but when you so overtly slant the news to your dreams of a leftist/socialist Utopia, sooner or later it was bound to bite you in your collectives asses.

Maybe this will be a wake-up call to the owners and editors of these papers to start pushing things back towards the middle.

Sad News,....

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Posted on Wed, Sep. 21, 2005

'The conscience of the Holocaust'

By Danica Kirka
Associated Press

VIENNA, Austria - He lost 89 family members, survived a dozen Nazi camps and weighed less than 100 pounds when an American armored unit liberated Mauthausen in 1945.

Simon Wiesenthal, 96, who drew on his memories of the Holocaust to fight for justice for its victims, died in his sleep yesterday at his Vienna home.

He was very open about why he became a Nazi-hunter: He didn't want to meet millions of Holocaust victims in the afterlife and admit he had forgotten their suffering.

"Survival is a privilege which entails obligations," he said in the 1989 book Justice Not Vengeance.


He spent more than 50 years hunting Nazi war criminals, speaking out against neo-Nazism and racism, and remembering the Jewish experience as a lesson for humanity. He estimated he helped bring 1,100 Nazi war criminals to justice.

"When history looks back, I want people to know the Nazis weren't able to kill millions of people and get away with it," he once said.

TrekMedic's Musings:

That last quote explains why God, in whatever form you chose to believe, allowed Mr. Wiesenthal to live such a long life.

Tuesday, September 20, 2005

Chipping Away at the Morality Tree

First we had Martha Stewart,..now the latest to swing the axe is (c)rap artist Lil Kim.

Its bad enough that these people lied to save their asses. It was great to see them both get nailed for sticking to their fabricated stories - it taught our children that lying is wrong.

Now, it seems, that is you're a celebrity and you lie (AND get caught), you can cash in on it, too! More bread-and-circuses from the MSM reality division!!

What lesson is this teaching our children, and what does it say about our society? Crime REALLY does pay?

Sunday, September 18, 2005

Bush Wins Again,....

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Right-sided link here

Afghans Vote Despite Call for Boycott


KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Trooping into schools, mosques and tents, millions of Afghans defied a Taliban boycott call and militant attacks to vote for a new parliament Sunday, taking the last formal step in starting a democracy aimed at ending decades of rule by the gun.


Washington and other governments have poured in billions of dollars trying to foster a civic system that encourages Afghanistan's fractious ethnic groups to work together peacefully and ensure the nation is never again a staging post for al-Qaida and other terrorist groups.


Vote counting begins Tuesday, and with donkeys and camels being used to collect ballots in some remote areas, preliminary election results are not expected until early October.

Even then, it likely will take time to figure out who has the power in the new Wolesi Jirga, a parliament with 249 seats, 68 of which are set aside for women. Most of the 2,775 candidates ran as independents, and Karzai was careful not to publicly favor anyone, fearing renewed tensions if any political blocs become too powerful.


Enthusiasm was generally high as Afghans clutching voter identification cards filed into schools with lessons still scrawled on blackboards or stepped over piles of shoes to cast ballots in mosques. Tents served as polling stations in remote areas.

``Today is a magnificent day for Afghanistan,'' said Ali Safar, 62, standing in line to vote in Kabul. ``We want dignity, we want stability and peace.'


``In America, only half of the people vote,'' Neumann said. ``If people are getting a little more used to elections, then maybe Afghanistan is turning into a normal country.''

TrekMedic's Musings:

Millions of dollars in US aid,...a fractious society,...people risking their lives to express themselves,....governments stabilizing,...sounds a bit familiar these days, doesn't it?

Never Say Die!!!

Take THAT, Florida!!!

Phils pull off improbable rally in Miami
Philadelphia scores 10 runs in ninth inning to sink Florida
By Ken Mandel / MLB.com

MIAMI -- The thought went through Mike Lieberthal's head repeatedly late in Saturday's game, first when Juan Pierre manufactured an insurance run in the eighth inning, and again when watching Florida's Dontrelle Willis stroll out for the ninth.

"I thought we had no shot," Lieberthal said. "Dontrelle was definitely on and they got that big insurance run. I thought, 'We'll get 'em tomorrow.'"

Tomorrow arrived way early for the Phillies, in what was easily one of the season's weirdest ninth innings and the most improbable win of their playoff push. Philadelphia magically turned a 2-0 shutout at the hands of a Cy Young candidate into a 10-2 win over Florida at Dolphins Stadium.

Aided by an uncharacteristic four-error inning, the Phillies plated 10 runs that featured the first 10 batters reaching base off four Marlins pitchers.

Mindless Meme for a Sunday Morning

Appropriate for the season, though,..

HT to ALa at Blonde Sagacity...

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Saturday, September 17, 2005

Points to Ponder

The following 14 points were taken from Michael Smerconish's Profiling for Peace.

The same questions have been put to numerous political figures in he past few weeks.

Admit or deny:

1. 9/11 was the work of radical Islam.

2. Post-9/11, there was a consensus to be "forward-leaning" with regard to radical Islam, meaning to be pre-emptive if needed to protect against further attack.

3. Iraq played no role in the events of 9/11.
Agreed. Saddam Hussein knew better than to strike at an enemy that routinely flew, unchallenged, over his airspace.

4. Iraq was nevertheless perceived by American and foreign military and intelligence operations to pose a threat based principally upon the belief that Saddam Hussein possessed WMDs.
Agreed. Saddam was willing to jump on the Islamist, anti-Western bandwagon after 9/11.

5. Saddam's perceived possession of WMDs was the primary reason advanced by the Bush administration in support of the invasion of Iraq. Agreed, with modifications. Our invasion of Iraq was to prevent Saddam from de-stabilizing and exacerbating the political climate in the Middle East, as well as to establish a presence for our troops to launch further pre-emptive strikes.

6. It is now apparent that Saddam had no WMDs, meaning, the administration's predicate for going to war was faulty.
Disagreed. Saddam had either the actual WMDs, or the materials and equipment to manufacture them for several years. He was able to obfuscate the UN inspectors long enough to transport them to Syria and Iran.

7. Hussein was still an evil SOB. Agreed.

8. The fact that the administration was wrong does not mean the president lied on WMDs. The administration was "wrong" only because the intelligence gathering was faulty. See notes on "ABLE DANGER."

9. The war in Iraq is going poorly.
No war goes well. I am of the opinion that it is the role of the military to put themselves between harm and the civilian population. Ever since we supplanted the Taliban in Afghanistan with a democratic government and have occupied Iraq, there have been no further attacks on US soil by Islamist terrorists.

10. It is entirely possible that when all is said and done, we will have facilitated the replacement of Saddam with a leadership regime that is beholden to Iran and unfriendly to the U.S., albeit one that does not equal the evil of Saddam nor the type of threat that he could have become. Disagree. This statement is predicated on the belief that the regime in Iran will continue into the next generation. That an elected government in Iraq may not look favorably upon the US in the future is quite possible. The US has to deal with such governments all over the world.

11. Leaving Iraq now would embolden insurgents and terrorists.

12. Our presence in Iraq provides a rallying point for the insurgency and the radical Islamists. Agreed, but see question 9 for why this is a good thing.

13. Leaving Iraq as soon as possible must be our goal. Disagreed. Iraq is unstable and on the verge of civil war. Continued instability in the Middle East will create more opportunities for Islamist terrorists to strike at Western targets.

14. It's time for the administration to set a timetable to leave Iraq.
Disagree, with modification. The administration should set up a series of achievable goals that will allow the Iraqi government to stabilize. When these goals are achieved, our presence should be diminished and eventually nullified. For example, the US recently handed over control of a base in Najaf to the Iraqi military.

Finally, while not addressed in these questions, I believe it was wrong of the Bush administration to shove an American-style constitution on the Iraqi people. I believe, given the overwhelming religious climate in the Middle East, a more Turkish model would have better served Iraq. Like Iraq, Turkey is a Muslim-majority state. Under the Turkish constitution, a secular state is mandated and strongly-defended by the military.

Thursday, September 15, 2005

More Leftist Drivel

But,..it took a Village Idiot to show us how ill-prepared his village really was!

An Anti-ACLU Rant for 9/15/05

Short and sweet tonight folks,...

As many of you know, I work as a paramedic. In this day and age, it continually frustrates me to have to interact with health care professionals with a minimal work knowledge of the English language.

Unfortunately, hospitals and health care systems, especially those that receive federal funding (Medicare) are left with no choice but to hire these people and place them in positions where miscommunications can lead to life-threatening mistakes.

Why does this occur?

Here are a few samplings of how the ACLU has made it possible to hire people who do not speak the native tongue:

Supreme Court Hears Arguments Today on English-Only Rule and Censorship of Prisoners

ACLU Wins Right to Sue Maine Medical Center Over Interpreter Services for Patients

Comments to the Office of Civil Rights in Response to Policy Guidance on Prohibition Against National Origin Discrimination As It Affects Persons with Limited English Proficiency (“LEP Guidance”)

More gold can be mined at the ACLU's Immigrants Rights page.


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DoubleStandard?dradnatSelbuoD (Katrina)

In 1995, Chicago experienced a massive heatwave that killed 700 people.

The incident was a naturally-occurring weather phenomenon.

Eric Klinenberg writes in Slate:

But heat waves kill more people in the United States than all of the other so-called natural disasters combined. More than 400 Americans die from heat-related illnesses in a typical year. Annual mortality from tornadoes, earthquakes, and floods together is under 200.

Science News Online writes:

Chicago's 1995 heat wave, which killed 700 people, singled out those who live alone, are bedridden and need assistance, or lack social supports.

Does any of this sound familiar to you?

And who was the president in 1995? Bill Clinton. As much as I have Googled and MetaCrawler'd this story, I can't seem to find one article laying the blame for these 700 deaths at the feet of Chicago's mayor, Illinois' governor, nor the President and the federal goverment.

What's the difference now, you ask? The MSM plus a Republican president.

There,...I said it. Plain and simple, folks, leftist bias in its truest form.

Tuesday, September 13, 2005

Preach, Sista, Preach!

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Star Parker exposes Mayor Nagin's "Emperor's New Clothes" in her latest article.


What we are witnessing is a well-honed black political public-relations operation geared to obfuscation, stoking hatred and fear, and nurturing helplessness and dependence among black citizens. Such efforts keep black politicians powerful, diversity businesses prosperous and blacks poor.

TrekMedic muses: And spoon-feed to America via their cohorts, the MSM!


However, government incompetence isn't news. And, unfortunately, it's also not news when black politicians call it racism when the unfortunate victims of this incompetence, because they are poor and unprepared, are largely black.

TrekMedic muses some more: Hmm,...history repeating itself. In Philadelphia, a black mayor bombed a neighborhood full of poor blacks and GOT RE-ELECTED!


The first line of authority in emergency management, all agree, is local. It appears that Ray Nagin, New Orleans black mayor, was grossly negligent. Existing and detailed written evacuation plans for New Orleans were ignored while the mayor made sporadic decision after decision as if there were no such plans. A fleet of school and transit buses that could have evacuated 12,000 citizens per run was not used and left on low ground and flooded.

And finally, a quote from the New York Daily News:

"The charges of racism-inspired foot-dragging isn't just nonsense. It's pernicious nonsense."

Clearly, Bush Was Wrong About Iraq,...

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Posted on Tue, Sep. 13, 2005

Bounty put on top Iraqi leaders

By Steven R. Hurst

Associated Press

BAGHDAD - Iraqi insurgents, run out of their stronghold in the northern city of Tal Afar for the second time in a year, counterattacked with an Internet propaganda offensive yesterday that put a bounty of almost $200,000 on the heads of top Iraqi leaders.


Interior Minister Bayan Jabr said the insurgents were turning to Internet threats because the Tal Afar offensive had badly shaken them.


Defense Minister Sadoun al-Dulaimi kept up his recent criticism of Syria, whose eastern border is about 50 miles from Tal Afar. "Syria is not only the loophole, but it is the evil's gateway on this country," he said.

U.S. and Iraqi officials allege that Syria has failed to stop the influx of foreign fighters through its territory.

TrekMedic's Musings:

Brave words against fellow Arabs coming from a people and government the MSM would have us believe will stab the US in the back the moment we leave their country.

DoubleStandard?dradnatSelbuoD (Roberts Rules)

If anyone has seen the commercials, then you'll know that our worst fears have come true.

In the pro-Roberts commercial, Sen. Joe Biden (D-Unce) is shown from the Ginsberg confirmation hearings. He is repeatedly quoted agreeing w/ Justice Ginsberg on her refusal to answer questions about her possible rulings that may come before the Supreme Court.

Today, did he or Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-Runk) give John Roberts the same courtesy to refuse an answer? Nope!

A hat-tip to Sen. Specter for keeping the hearings somewhat civil.

Sunday, September 11, 2005

Another Slap in the Face for 9/11 Heroes

Hat Tip to BobG at Sweet Spirits of Ammonia for this one:

Apparently, the winning design for a memorial to Flight 93 in Shanksville, PA is shaped LIKE A RED CRESCENT!!

Yes, folks,...a red crescent,..y'know,..the symbol if Islam!!

Click Here for the rest of the story!

Saturday, September 10, 2005

Katrina - The Imperfect Storm

The following letter to the Philadelphia Inkwaster on September 9th pretty much sums up the fiasco that was Hurricane Katrina:

Richard Rando
of Moorestown (NJ)

We live in a nation that prides itself on local governance. A nation designed by its founders to keep power as close to the people as possible. A nation where most of us bridle at government intrusion into our lives.

Until, I guess, there's a problem. Then, everything suddenly becomes the fault of the federal government. So now we are treated to the mayor of New Orleans and his staff calling the federal evacuation effort a disgrace and demanding that Greyhound and others supply buses to aid in the effort. Yet just a mile or so from the Superdome, several hundred school buses sit in a parking lot, up to their hoods in five feet of water.

On top of this sad fact, though it has been basically unreported, the only reason a pre-storm mandatory evacuation order for New Orleans was issued is because President Bush called Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco and appealed for it. And yet, there those buses sit.

The Katrina disaster wasn't a sudden and unpredictable event. The levee system was built to withstand a Category 3 hurricane; yet for days in advance, it was known a Category 5 hurricane was bearing down.

A city's infrastructure can't be moved, and the physical damage Katrina wreaked on New Orleans was unavoidable. However, had city officials properly planned and executed an evacuation of the city before the storm hit, the human damage would have been minimal.

Friday, September 09, 2005

Boredom Meme

Hat tip to Janna at Nederlandse Prinses

A-Z About Me!

A – Armed,..attitude,..altered mental state
B - Bald
C - Cookie: Oatmeal chocolate chip
D - Determined
E – E-A-G-L-E-S!!!
F - Favorite bands at the moment: Seether, Pearl Jam, Kings of Leon
G – Guns!
H – Heterosexual and proud of it!
I - Instruments: Guitar
K - Klonopin
L – Lizard Lugger
M – Married? No,…still looking!
N - Nicknames: “Da Fossil” “Yoda Medic”
O- Old,..yes, it’s sad when you train EMTs that weren’t BORN when you started out in this field :)
P – Poker,..its only competitive when someone loses a finger!
Q - Quote: Bite Me!
R - Reason to smile: Eagles and Phillies winning
S – Sleep? What’s that?
T - Time you woke up [today]: 7 am
U - Unhinged
V - Vegetable you hate: Broccoli Rabe
W – White Wine,..writer of wicked, wry wit
X - X-rays you've had: wrist and hand (drinking + Italian temper, you do the math)
Y - Yummy food: Pizza
Z - Zodiac sign: Quiet-Hospital Zone (like I’m gonna tell you)

Thursday, September 08, 2005

An Anti-ACLU Rant for 9/8/05

A Letter To ACLU Members:

One of the most common comments and hate mails I get besides the "you are a Nazi that hates freedom" ones, is the infamous "You just inspired me to give $100 to the ACLU", or the "I just re-upped my ACLU membership" ones. This post was inspired by you people.

Dear Mr. or Ms.ACLU member, please work with the ACLU to reform some of their policies. Please get them to disclose their Policy guide so everyone can see what they truly stand for. If they are truly about freedom, they should have nothing to hide.

Please work with them to reform their position on the second amendment. If they are truly to be the defenders of the Constitution, it should be the entire Constitution and not just what is in line with their agenda.

Tell them that the First Amendment applies to everyone, not just those that agree with their interpretation. Let them know that Pro-life demonstrators should have their free speech defended as well, and not ignored. Civil liberties should not be a selective process if you are to claim protecting it for all. If the ACLU cared as much for pro-life free speech as it does for NAMBLA their integrity on their claim to be might not be so questionable.

Ask them to work with the government instead of against it in homeland security issues. I'm sure they will come to some dead ends and disagreements, but a positive outreach to show they actually care about American security more than the imaginary rights of some terrorist could do wonders for their tarnished image. Refusing money from loyal contributors because they don't want their money to go towards the advancement of terrorism makes many Americans leery on giving their money too. It also might help if they didn't work with organizations known to have terrorist ties.

Please talk to them about completely dropping their position on child porn distribution legalization. It's just plain sick.

Let them know that comparing Christians to terrorists is not a good way to get new membership. And tell them I said to have a Merry Christmas this year, and to take it easy on the baby Jesus stuff. Nobody's trying to create a theocracy. Tell them to relax, and enjoy the "winter break." And give everyone else a break about too. Best of luck with that membership, stop the ACLU Blogburst team.

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Wednesday, September 07, 2005

And We're Blaming Bush??

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Cue the circus music, folks,...

Mayor, Governor at Odds Over Evacuation
Wednesday, September 07, 2005

NEW ORLEANS — Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco (search) seemed at odds with New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin (search ) Wednesday, hours after the mayor ordered the mandatory evacuation of the crippled Crescent City by force if necessary.

As floodwaters caused by Hurricane Katrina (search) began to slowly recede with the ruined city's first pumps returning to operation, Nagin late Tuesday authorized law enforcement officers to force the evacuation of the estimated 10,000 residents who refuse to heed orders to leave.

But in a Wednesday interview with FOX News, Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco (search) said she had not signed off on the decision.

Tuesday, September 06, 2005

Say It Ain't So! (Again)

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I'm shocked! Shocked! This goes on in the hallowed halls of the UNtied Nations??

NEW YORK — How widespread is the corruption at the United Nations? The multibillion-dollar Iraq Oil-for-Food (search) scandal was just the beginning.

Hmm,...(sniff) (sniff),..I smell some "coffee" burning,...


Excellent post here, by way of Weapons of Mass Discussion.

I have attempted to post a comment on Eject!Eject! Eject!'s site, but the site is being an ass (not Bill, the webmaster!), so here is my reply to his article:

Under the administrations of at least two Democratic presidents, the US went off to war in a foreign country.

Yet, despite opposition from the Republican side of the bench, ALL legislators stood behind our president for the sake of the betterment of our country?

Where is that spirit today, now that a Republican president has committed us to war for the sake of our security? Why isn't the opposition stifling itself for the betterment (and respect) of this country as a whole and as an institution?

The two biggest tribes in the US today are the two political parties - one spiteful and mean-spirited, the other preserving the institution we call America!

Sunday, September 04, 2005

A Worthwhile Endeavor

HT to Chuckman over at Chesterfire.com (The Chester County, PA FF forum):

If you and/or your FD can spare some new (unused) FD T-shirts of varied sizes, please join in on the firefighters 'THE SHIRTS OFF OUR BACKS" plan to provide as many FD T-shirts from the USA, Canada and from all over the world so they can see some immediate relief...and KNOW how much FIREFIGHTERS take care of FIREFIGHTERS. Everytime they wear one of your T-shirts...they will know. Send your T-shirt(s) as soon as possible to:

c/o Bladensburg Fire Rescue Co. 9
4213 Edmonston Road
Bladensburg, Maryland 20710

Not only will these shirts be delivered quickly by firefighters for firefighters and be a welcome comfort-but they will provide those firefighters with HOPE...something that is extremely critical for their survival right now. They will know first hand how much your FD and your FIREFIGHTERS really care. Small gesture-BIG payoff.

And TrekMedic251 says:


Saturday, September 03, 2005

A Meme for My Vacation Return

'Cause British Airways gives you a lot of amenties on your flight, but Zoloft and Prozac ain't part of them!

What Video Game Character Are You? I am a Gauntlet Adventurer.I am a Gauntlet Adventurer.

I strive to improve my living conditions by hoarding gold, food, and sometimes keys and potions. I love adventure, fighting, and particularly winning - especially when there's a prize at stake. I occasionally get lost inside buildings and can't find the exit. I need food badly. What Video Game Character Are You?

Catching Up on the News

BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) - Under intense pressure to cooperate with a U.N. probe, Syria on Saturday invited the chief U.N. envoy investigating the assassination of former Lebanese Premier Rafik Hariri to visit Damascus and meet with Syrian authorities.

TM opines: Well,...I'm sure the UNtied Nations will do their usual thorough investigation. Most likely, though, is their ability to find the lost city of Atlantis, the real killers of JFK, and why TWA 800 went down, first.

CAMP HILL, Pa. (AP) - Enjoying a cold beer is getting a little easier in Pennsylvania this holiday weekend, but only a little. Under new state laws in effect this weekend, Jim Yaple, president of Westy Beer Distributor, is among 800 distributors now allowed for the first time to sell beer by the case on Sundays - in the afternoon.

TM opines (again): Awesome,...Like I didn't drink enough beer whilst (oops, wrong English) while I was in England!

NEW YORK (AP) - A celebrity telethon for Hurricane Katrina survivors took an unexpected turn when outspoken rapper Kanye West went off script during the live broadcast, declaring America is set up "to help the poor, the black people, the less well-off as slow as possible.''

TM opines (in disgust): Two words - ASS,...HOLE!!!!!

I'm Ba-a-a-ack! (Normal TrekMedic Mode)

OK,..back from a well-deserved vacation! Now,..I need a vacation to relax after my vacation! (Hehehe)

Anyway,..some random thoughts on my London trip:
  • Does one have to take the Piccadilly Underground line to Cockfosters to get some spotted dick? (Kinda like going to Lancaster County to find Intercourse and Bird-in-Hand,..but I digress)
  • London is an international city. Yet, every ATM I used was in,..er,..English. Philadelphia is the closest thing this country has to a third-world dictatorship, and every PNC bank ATM adds the extra step of asking in which 8 languages I want to transact my business???
  • The concept of obese people shouldn't exist in London! You have to walk miles to make transfers on the Underground, even when the map says the two line are on top of each other!
  • Speaking of walking,...Devon Castle....my 42 year-old knees weren't made for that kinda tour. As my friend, Mrs. TheFed, said: "No wonder nobody lived past the age of 40 in Medieval times." My reply: "Getting a arrow in the chest was probably a mercy killing."
  • Cricket: baseball for insomniacs,....I will NEVER bitch again about a Phillies game going into extra innings again!
Well,..time to go check on all of the usual madness in the blogosphere and world,..cheers!

I'm Ba-a-a-ack! (Serious)

Back from England,....first let me post this to say that my thoughts and prayers go ou to all of those effected by Katrina.

(BTW - I said "Keep the Earth Quiet While I'm Away!")